Joyce Irene Kirsenlohr

Joyce Irene Kirsenlohr

Joyce Irene Kirsenlohr

Joyce Irene Kirsenlohr, 86, of Friendship, WI died Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Hospital.

Private family services are now planned.  Interment will be at the Hancock Cemetery at a later date.

Joyce was born Jan 15, 1934, in Adams County to Ralph and Nora Jones. She married William Kirsenlohr on August 19, 1955 in Adams.
She grew up in the Adams-Friendship area and graduated from Adams-Friendship Schools. She then attended and graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a teaching certificate and taught school in the local area. Joyce was a farmer and homemaker being blessed with six children. She served as a board member on the Adams-Friendship Area School Board and the Adams County Board. She enjoyed the lake, hunting, fishing, swimming, watching sports (Go Packers, Brewers, and Badgers!), knitting, baking, gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include children, Dean (Donna) Kirsenlohr of Adams, Sue Welsh of Wautoma, Bruce (Jane) Kirsenlohr of Friendship, Cindy (Todd) Piper of Whitewater, Curt Kirsenlohr of Friendship, Lynn (Robert) Dehmlow of Arkdale; many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren; and sister Dorothy Weber of Portage.
She was preceded into death by her husband, her parents, brother (Melvin Jones), sister (Thelma Sigourney) and grandson, (Kyle Kirsenlohr).

She will be dearly missed.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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  1. David and Jane Zadnichek says:

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss Dean. May you, and your family, find comfort in the memories of your mother.
    With heartfelt condolences.

  2. Lavonne Scott says:

    So sorry to hear. We shared the bleachers aat bb games, worked on puzzles and how you loved fishing. Rest well Joyce until we meet again.

  3. Sally Dummitt says:

    My thoughts and prayers to the family. Joyce was a wonderful person.

  4. Kevin Ehlert says:

    Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers go out too you’re family this is not the end. But a new journey with family and friends all ready past God Bless.

  5. Peter Hickethier says:

    So very sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I so enjoyed serving on the AF School Board with her and I appreciated her wise thoughts and friendship. She certainly made an impact on our community and we will greatly miss her.

  6. Hans & Dorothy Menck says:

    Dean, Donna & all of Joyce’s Family
    We are so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a wonderful & hard working lady. May God & all your wonderful memories
    help you through this sad time. Your in our thoughts & prayers. Hans & Dorothy Menck

  7. Chuck and Barb Dehmlow says:

    Joyce was a special kind of person; always had a smile for you. Share all your memories with each other and have a good cry and laugh. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Ron and Carol Johnson says:

    Ron and I both had the honor of working with Joyce for many years on the County Board and then also as a member of Immanuel Church. She was an awesome lady who was honest and always willing to listen and guide us in what we needed to do within our professions. She truly was a great person and Christian. She is now where we all want to be someday. You all have our deepest sympathy; keep those countless memories with each of you for your lifetime as they are treasures. God Bless you all.

  9. Sue and Randy Anderson says:

    So sorry for your loss. Sending our sympathy in this difficult time.

  10. Patricia Gervais and Family says:

    Dean, Donna and all of Joyce’s family. Our condolences to all the family on the loss of this lovely lady. Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time and may God Bless your family and bring you comfort. May you hold on to all those years of memories. Hugs to you my neighbors.

  11. Curt and Dawn Mathe says:

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our thouhgts and prayers.

  12. Juanita Schmidt says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person.

  13. Buck and Peggy Sleeman says:

    Very sorry for you families loss. Prayers sent for your comfort during this difficult time.

  14. Patsy Jodarski says:


  15. Robert Quinnell says:

    So sorry for your loss. Wishing you Gods Peace during this sad time.

  16. Jodi Helgeson and Jim Grabarski says:

    I had the privilege of working with Joyce when she was on County Board and her activities at the Adams County Fair. Sympathy to you all.

  17. Kay Banie says:

    Sorry for your families loss. May God comfort you.

  18. Kari Banovec says:

    Joyce was like a second Mom to me growing up! I have so many fond memories of her & her wonderful family that treated me like one of their own. She will be greatly missed each & every day.

  19. Linda(chaffee)Doug Donley says:

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.

  20. Susan Moran says:

    So sorry for your families loss.

  21. Kathleen McCarthy says:

    Joyce was a lovely lady with a special family. We were blessed by her spirit of stewardship and leadership. Heaven received a sweet angel on Sunday. God bless her family; lean on the Lord and your friends!

  22. Carol Schanke says:

    Our sympathy to you 🙏

  23. Sonja McLaughlin says:

    So sorry to here this!, my sympathy to all of you, she was such a wonderful person!!, God be with you all!!!

  24. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    Our sympathy to Joyce’s family at this sad time.

  25. Mona Lauer (Lueck) says:

    So many memories at her family farm when I was a little girl
    💕 Rest In Peace 💕

  26. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time

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