Joyce Ella White, age 82 of White Bear Lake, Minnesota passed away November 17, 2020 at the Park View Care Center in Woodville, Wisconsin. Joyce was born on March 19, 1938 in Des Moines, Iowa to La Vern and Elfrieda (Meier) Johnson. Above all, Joyce loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. In close second was her joy of singing and choir performances at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Joyce relished in memories of her younger days driving around in her green Porsche and was fond of reading Christian faith-filled books.
Joyce will remain in the hearts of her children: Todd (Patricia) Sharratt, Michael (Laura) Sharratt, and Leslie (James) Jackson; grandchildren, Billy Sharratt, Grant Sharratt, Maria (Ryan) Miknius, Lacey (Ben) Ballard, Lisa (Doug) Drozdowicz, and Ryan (Kirsten) Jackson; great-grandchildren, Charlie, Ella and Lillian Drozdowicz; sister, Grace Stone; previous husband, William Sharratt; other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her son, Scott Sharratt; husband, Richard White; her parents, La Verne and Elfrieda Johnson; and sister, Ruth Flannery.
A private family graveside memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Maplewood, Minnesota. Cards for the family may be sent to O’Connell Family Funeral Home: Care of Joyce White Family, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, WI 54016, to be forwarded on your behalf.
Memorial preferred to Stepping Stones of Dunn County, 1602 Stout Rd., Menomonie, WI 54751.