Joyce Beckers of St. Michael died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, July 16, 2021. She was 72.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home, with visitation one hour prior.
Joyce Ann Johanneck was born Nov. 23, 1948, in Marshall, Minn., to Jerome and Florence (Kramer) Johanneck. She was a graduate of Wabasso High School and was active in cheerleading. She loved being a homemaker, and she worked for Hennepin County until her retirement. On June 21, 1969, Joyce was united in marriage with Robert Beckers at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Minneapolis. Joyce enjoyed being with her family, shopping, and especially spending time with her grandchildren and doing many crafts with them. She was strong-willed and had a great sense of humor and sharp wit.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents Jerome and Florence Johanneck, and parents-in-law James and Charlotte Beckers.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years Bob Beckers; children Christy Mitchell of Chaska, Ryan Beckers of St. Michael, and Libby (and Joshua) Leimer of St. Michael; grandchildren James, Ellie, Marcus, and Adrian; siblings Jill, Mike, Mark, Peggy and Tom; and many other family and friends.