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Joyce Andersen
Joyce E. Andersen, 79, of Clinton passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, at the Church of the Open Door, Clinton.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandsons. 

Joyce was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Clinton, the daughter of Murlin and Colletta Manning Jordan. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1952. She married Arnold Andersen almost 61 years ago April 29, 1953, in Preston. Joyce was a homemaker, and she and her husband farmed their entire life. She enjoyed scrapbooking and cross-stitching.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Arnold; five children, Andrea (Gary) Hill of Camanche, Arlen (Rosie) Andersen of DeWitt, Aaron (Ty) Andersen of Clinton, Annette (Tim) Bice of Clinton and Alisa (Dennis) McClenning of Camanche; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson; a sister, Janet Turner of Clinton; and a sister-in-law, Jean Schulz of Miles. She was preceded in death by her parents and a great-grandson, Dylan Andersen, and two brothers-in-law.

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