Joycelyn Marie Smith

August 20, 1940 - March 20, 2022



Joycelyn Marie Smith

Joycelyn M. Smith, age 81, of Webster, Wisconsin died March 20, 2022 at home.

Joycelyn Marie Smith was born August 20, 1940 in Foreston, Minnesota to Emerson and Dolores (Studer) Hirsch.  She attended grade school in Foreston and graduated from Milaca High School in 1959.  Later that year she married Larry Jones and they made their home in North Branch.  After 24 years they were divorced and Joyce moved to Bethel.  She also lived in Germany for a time.  In 1999 she married Lenard “Lenny” Smith and they resided in Webster, Wisconsin.  Lenny passed away in 2008.  Joyce loved animals her entire life and was especially fond of her cats.  She also enjoyed crafts and reading.

Joyce passed away March 20, 2022 at home at the age of 81 years and 7 months.  Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ron and Glen Hirsch; brother in law, John Stahnke; and sister-in-law, Donna Hirsch.  She is survived by three brothers, Charles Hirsch, Robert (Rita) Hirsch, and Lyle (Nancy) Hirsch; two sisters, JoAnn (Mike) Ravnes, and Carol Stahnke; and by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, March 25, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Visitation and Rosary at 9:30 a.m.

Interment Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.