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Joyce Hermine Abbas

June 15, 1946 — March 21, 2023

Joyce Hermine Abbas

 

Joyce Hermine Abbas, of Grundy Center passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.  A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 25 at Bethany Presbyterian Church.  Burial will follow the service with a luncheon back at the church to be held after burial. 

 

Joyce was born on June 15, 1946, in Eldora, Iowa to August and Millie (Gerloff) Abbas.  She grew up on a farm north of Holland, Iowa where she lived until she moved to Grundy Center in 1979.  She graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1964. 

 

Following high school, Joyce worked at the Spokesman Press for 13 years.  She then worked for 26 years for Grundy County Public Health and the Grundy County Home Health.  She finished her working career after 6 years of working in the food service department at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.

 

In January 2020, Joyce moved to memory care at Arlington Place in Grundy Center.  In the three years she spent at Arlington Place, she enjoyed making new friends, participating in the many activities such as Music Speaks and Friday Bingo, and listening the musicians who would visit.

 

Joyce was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.

 

Joyce is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and David Primus, Steamboat Rock, IA; two nieces, Melissa Primus and Delite Primus (Ann Perri) and one nephew, Calvin Primus.  She was preceded in death by her parents and by her niece Becky Primus.

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Visitation

Saturday, March 25, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Bethany Presbyterian Church

315 G Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 25, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bethany Presbyterian Church

315 G Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

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