Joyce D. Fey, 92, of Monroe, passed away on Monday January 3, 2022 at Monroe Health Services.
Joyce was born on February 22, 1929 in the family farm in the canton of Clarno. After graduating from Monroe High School in 1946, Joyce began working at Monroe Airport. Joyce has always been proud that she and her sister Carol obtained their pilot’s license at a young age. Joyce was married to Robert C. Fey from 1955 to 1980. She worked as an accountant at the Commercial Bank and Kittelsen Law Office for most of her professional career. She was a long-time member of the United Methodist Church in Monroe where she taught Sunday School, and during her retirement years worked in the church office. Joyce volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the After School Book Club. She loved needlework, embroidery, gardening, doing puzzles, and was fond of cats. In her later years, she took piano lessons.
She is survived by two sisters, Carol Herrli of Brodhead and Alice Briggs of Orangeville; sister-in-law, Joanne Clark of Monroe; nine nieces and nephews; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; one brother, Merlyn Clark; and brothers-in-law, Warner Herrli and Richard Briggs.
The funeral will be on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Monroe United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Meyer as celebrant. Interment will follow in the cemetery of East Clarno Church. Visitations will be held at the church on Saturday January 8 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
A memorial fund will be established in Joyce’s name for The United Methodist Church and the Monroe Woman’s Club Stocking Fund.
The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is helping the family. Condolences can be shared on www.newcomerfuneralhome.net.
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