Joyce E. Lins, 80 of Fairfax died at her home on Friday July 17, 2020. Services at 11:00 AM on Thursday at the Noelridge Christian Church. Burial at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Wednesday from 5 to 7 PM at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. “As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is encouraged.”
Survivors include two daughters Lisa (Bryon) Stolba and Teresa “Tia” (Pat Dutcher) all of Cedar Rapids and a son Marc (Julie) of Swisher. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Matthew (Katy) Stolba, Andrew (Becca) Stolba, April and Jason Haven, Evan and Carter Lins and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill and her parents.
Joyce was born on May 31, 1940 in Boone the daughter of Edward and Naomi (Sinn) Peterson. She married Donald “Bill” Lins on June 13, 1959 in Cedar Rapids. Bill passed away in 2002. Joyce was a secretary at Mercy Medical Center retiring from there after more than 22 years of service.
Joyce was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority the Preceptor Lambda Chapter. She enjoyed playing bridge and mahjong with her lady friends on Fridays. Joyce also enjoyed travel, volunteering at the Community Health Free Clinic, and especially the time spent with her beloved family.
Joyce will forever be remembered as a wonderful and caring wife, mother, and grandmother whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.
Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society.