Sunday, July 13, 2014



AGE: 77

ADDRESS: 645 E. Taylor St. Medford City of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 12:35 A.M. Saturday, July 12, at the Aspirus Hospital in Wausau where she had been a patient for the past 6 days

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00A.M. Wednesday, July 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 5, 1937 in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: Graduate of St. Maria Catholic High School and attended Chicago Area Elementary School

MARRIAGE: November 5, 1955 in Chicago IL to Robert E. Ryszkiewicz

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage Joyce lived in Downer’s Grove IL where she worked at Rex Nord Chain Belt making plane bearings for a period of time. She then moved to Lublin where she worked at ITT Insurance in Thorp for a period of time. Joyce helped run the family dairy farm in Lublin and she also worked at Zastrow Care Center in Gilman. Most recently, Joyce worked at Memorial Health Center as a laundry assistant. She enjoyed oil painting, making homemade cards, reading mystery books and she was a pro at crossword puzzles.

MEMBER OF: St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin and the Taylor County Home Makers Club in Lublin

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Robert “Bob” (Pam) Ryszkiewicz of Dorchester, Mike Ryszkiewicz of Medford, Kenneth “Ken” (Faye) Ryszkiewicz of Caryville and Susan (Shawn) Davies of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: Monica (Jon) Jean, Austin and Ashley Davies


DECEASED FATHER: Raymond C. Peterson

DECEASED MOTHER: Jeanette L. Gritz

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Joyce’s family to be designated at a later date
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