Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Home RSS

Raylene "Joyce" Bern, 69

March 17, 2017
Northern-Sun Print
Raylene "Joyce" Bern, 69, of Gladbrook, IA died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center, in Waterloo, IA. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until the time of the services. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery, in rural Gladbrook. Memorials may be directed to Peace United Church of Christ. The Gladbrook Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements. Joyce was born on Aug. 27, 1947 in Montebello, California to Bernard & Daisy “Susie” Neighbarger Bunch. Her parents are both deceased. After college, Joyce worked in several states before meeting her future husband Gary Bern in Ulysses, NE. In the spring of 1990, they moved to Texas Gulf Coast and were united in marriage on April 28, 1991. From the fall of 1992 through 2002 they lived in Colorado Springs, and then moved to an acreage southeast of Garwin. After Gary’s death on Oct. 14, 2010, Joyce moved to her home in Gladbrook. Joyce was a member of the Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook Women’s Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Lincoln AMVET Auxiliary, Gladbrook Legion Auxiliary, and Peace Church Women’s Guild. Joyce loved raising vegetables and herbs for the Farmers’ Markets. She enjoyed making crafts, helping with projects like Kids Shopping Day, and caring for her two cats. Joyce will be missed by her family and friends.

Article Photos



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web