Joyce Smith

Born in Guttenberg, IA
Born on Dec 22, 1945
Departed on May 11, 2020

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Joyce Marie Smith (74) of Marion passed away on May 11, 2020.  Family will be holding a private graveside service with burial in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at a later date.    

Joyce Marie Horstman was born on December 22, 1945 the daughter of Vernon and Martha (Gull) Horstman.  

She graduated from Guttenburg high school.  She started a job at Collins Radio (Rockweel Collins) where she retired after 37 years.  She was united in marriage to Gary Smith on November 28, 1967.  She loved to go to Rockwell retirees luncheon’s and Rockwell craft club.  She attended and participated in many church functions  at Faith Lutheran Church. Pastor John always wanted some of her homemade potato salad.  Joyce was always happy and had a personality that no one could forget.  She left a lasting impression on everyone she met.

Those left to honor Joyce’s memory are her son Randy W. Smith of Independence, MO, Step Son Alan Smith of Enumclaw, WA and Step grandson Kelby Smith of Enumclaw, WA.  Sisters Janis (Horstman) Harbaugh of Coon Valley, WI, June (Horstman) Werger of Garnavillow, IA, Julie (horstman) Rohner of Guttenburg, IA, Judy (Horstman) Tuecke of Guttenburg, IA, Brothers Jay Horstman of Guttenburg, IA and Jeff (Hoss) Horstman of Guttenburg, IA. Many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents Vernon Horstman and Martha (Gull) Horstman, husband Gary J. Smith, and  Stepson David Smith.