Cover photo for Norma Joyce's Obituary
Norma Joyce Profile Photo
1923 Norma 2019

Norma Joyce

April 10, 1923 — September 28, 2019

Norma was born on April 10, 1923 at Garretson, South Dakota, the daughter of Norman and Josephine Engebretson. She grew up at Garretson where she graduated from high school in 1940. Norma then attended business school in Minneapolis.

Norma married Howard Joyce on August 29, 1942 at Colorado Springs, Co., while he was serving in the Army Air Corp.  When Howard was discharged from active duty, they returned to Sioux Falls where they raised their children, Patricia, Barbara and Mark.

Norma worked as a bank teller until she retired. During retirement, she and Howard spent time in their homes in Tucson, Arizona, and Bella Vista, Arkansas. She enjoyed traveling and taking family trips to Hawaii and Alaska.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Zahn and her husband, Clark, from New Castle, WA; son-in-law, Gary Hermanson of Garretson; granddaughter, Nicole Van Beek of Doon, IA; grandsons, David and Andrew Hermanson of Garretson and John and Theron Zahn of Seattle; and 9 great grandchildren. Norma is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard; a son, Mark; a daughter, Barbara Hermanson; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Our Saviors Lutheran Church

909 W 33rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree