Joyce Elaine Jasper, 77, of High Amana, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. A memorial service will be held at a later time.
Survivors include her son, William R. Jasper and Catherine Oehl of East Amana, and his children, Holly Jasper of North Liberty, Daniel (Anne) Jasper, and great-grandson, Theodore, of New York, and William O. Jasper of Marengo; and her other son, LaVerne (Kelcy) Jasper and his children, BreAnn Jasper, RaeLynn Jasper and Mallory Jasper, all of Marengo; her brothers, Kenneth (Janet) Pilcher of Ottumwa and Robert (Caroline) Pilcher of Ottumwa; and many nieces and nephews.
Joyce Elaine Pilcher was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Ottumwa, the daughter of Harold and Elberta (Smith) Pilcher. In December 1955 she married William G. Jasper in Ottumwa. Together they had a woodworking business, Jasper Furniture, for 20 years.
A memorial fund has been established in Joyce’s name.
Please leave a message, tribute or memory to Joyce’s family on the website, www.iowacremation.com under obituaries.