Joyce D. Watson

Joyce D. Watson

Joyce D. Watson


Joyce D. Watson, 82, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, at Rose Haven Nursing Home in Marengo, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Marengo, with Father David Wilkening officiating. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Marengo. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with a vigil service at 4 p.m., and a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Essence of Life Hospice, 3207 220th Trl., Amana, IA 52203, or St. Patrick’s Catholic in Marengo.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 52 years, George of Marengo; her siblings ,Mary Ann Plants, Robert (Marilyn) Collum, and David (Mary Jo) Collum, all of Brooklyn; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Katie and Larry Lumm of Texas; her sisters-in-law, Donna Collum of DeWitt and Terry Collum of Scotch Grove; and her brothers-in-law, Marvin Lacaeyse of Montezuma and Don Brau of Guernsey. Also surviving Joyce are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Joseph Collum Jr., Delores Lacaeyse, Patricia Brau, Tom Collum, Jim Collum and John Paul Collum, who died in infancy.

The family would like to send a special thank-you to Rose Haven Nursing Home and Essence of Life Hospice for their exceptional kindness and caring of Joyce.

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