Joyce Marie Angerhofer | 05/02/2024 Obituary 2024





In Memoriam: Joyce Marie Angerhofer, Beloved Wife, Mother, and Friend


In Memoriam: Joyce Marie Angerhofer, Beloved Wife, Mother, and Friend

Minneapolis, MN – May 3, 2024 – The family of Joyce Marie Angerhofer announces her passing with profound sadness. Joyce, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully at Methodist Hospital on May 2, 2024, at the age of 71.

A Life Filled with Love and Service

Joyce was born on June 2, 1952, to Merville and Marjorie (Kasper) Kruckeberg in Austin, Minnesota. As the eldest of six children, she grew up in a loving and supportive family.

In May 1970, Joyce graduated from St. Clair High School. Six years later, on May 15, 1976, she married the love of her life, David Angerhofer. Together, they built a beautiful life centered around their family.

Joyce dedicated her life to her family. As a devoted mother, she cherished every moment with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild. She was always present for their milestones, offering love, support, and encouragement.

A True Friend and Community Member

Beyond her immediate family, Joyce extended her warmth and compassion to all who knew her. She had a generous heart and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

Joyce was an active member of her community, volunteering her time and resources to various organizations. She believed in giving back to the community that had given her so much.

A Legacy of Creativity and Love

Joyce was a creative and talented woman with a passion for the arts. She excelled in sewing, stain glass window making, cooking, candy making, and gardening.

Her famous caramels were a beloved treat among family and friends, and her handmade crafts brought joy to many homes. Joyce also loved to read, solve Sudoku puzzles, dine out, and travel with her loved ones.

Honoring Joyce’s Memory

Joyce is survived by her children, Bobbi (Jeff) Jones and Chris (Stacy) Angerhofer; grandchildren, Leah (Christian) Charlsen, Jessica Lundquist, Tucker Lundquist, and Ava Angerhofer; great-grandchild, Chloe Charlsen; and siblings, Sharon (Al) Vossen, Susan (Dennis) Moe, Denise Salisbury, and Douglas (Jeanette) Kruckeberg.

Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband, David Angerhofer; devoted parents, Merville and Marjorie Kruckeberg; dear sister, Julie Schoen; brother-in-law, Thomas Schoen; and numerous grandparents, aunts, and uncles.

A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held on [Date] at [Time] at [Location]. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to [Organization] in Joyce’s memory.

Joyce’s indomitable spirit, unwavering love, and infectious laughter will forever be remembered by her family, friends, and community. She will be deeply missed, but her legacy of kindness, creativity, and generosity will continue to inspire those who knew her.

Expressions of Condolence

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