Joyce R. Clancy

Joyce R. Clancy

Joyce R. Clancy

Cedar Rapids

Joyce R. Clancy, 85, of Hiawatha, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at the Hiawatha Care Center. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church by the Rev. Aaron Junge. Entombment: St. Joseph Cemetery, rural Cedar Rapids. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Papich-Kuba Funeral Home East, 1228 Second St. SE, where a vigil service begins at 6:30 p.m.

Joyce is survived by two sons, David William, rural Blairstown and Michael Arthur (Trista Cortez), Cedar Rapids; and one sister, Beverly Sugden, Rio, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William; an infant daughter, Carmen Marie; her parents; and three beloved dogs, Girl, Margaret and Heidi.

Joyce was born Oct. 4, 1937, in Iowa City, to Stanley and Doris (Heller) Graves. She married William F. Clancy on Feb. 2, 1957, in Iowa City, and he preceded her in death on March 23, 2019.

Joyce was a long-time member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and the adult choir and funeral choir. She was also a member of the Cedar Valley Humane Society and a former member of Sweet Adelines International.

Memorials may be made to the Cedar Valley Humane Society in Joyce’s memory.

Online condolences may be left for the family at under “obituaries”.

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