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Joyce Greenwaldt

Joyce B. Greenwaldt, 92, of Hewitt, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.

Joyce was born Aug. 18, 1917, in Eagle Bend to Andrew and Olivia (Dalby) Brown. She graduated from Eagle Bend High School. She was united in marriage with Harold W. Greenwaldt on April 23, 1938 in Wadena.

A resident of the Hewitt area for 60 years, Joyce was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Ladies Bible Study Group. She enjoyed flower gardening, crossword and jig-saw puzzles, and visiting with family and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 24, at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bertha with the Rev. Blake Rickbeil presiding. Pallbearers were Troy Greenwaldt, Shannon Greenwaldt, Travis Greenwaldt, Corey Derby, Bradley Greenwaldt, Brady Greenwaldt and Krista Anderson. Interment was in the Peace Evangelical Cemetery in Bertha Township. Domian-Anderson Funeral Home ( was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her son, Ronald (Jeanne) of Osakis; and daughter, Kathy (Robert, Jr.) Derby of Wadena; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, on May 23, 1991; parents, Andrew and Olivia Brown; son, Harold; daughter, Karen; brothers, Roy Brown, Dewey Brown, Orwin Brown, Otto Brown and Wally Brown; and sister, Iona Kommerstad.