1943 – 2022

Joyce Marie (Wagner) Birch

Joyce Marie (Wagner) Birch, 79 of Cadott, WI. and formerly of Boyd, WI. passed away Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at Cornell Health Services, Cornell, WI. with family at her side in care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

Joyce was born on March 7th, 1943 to Richard and Florella (Hakes) Wagner. She was born and raised in the Town of Ruby and graduated from Holcombe High School in 1961.

Following High School she spent a couple years in Minneapolis, MN until she returned back home. Joyce married Allen Birch on November 28th, 1964. Following marriage she was a homemaker until 1985, when she started working for Cray Research until 2003 and she started working for the Village of Boyd until her retirement.

Joyce enjoyed spending time with family, watching the Brewers, gardening, crafts, reading and quilting, were she made quilts for all of her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Joyce is survived by her Children Troy (Cheryl) Birch, Sr, of Lublin, Tammy (Steven) Schmitt of Cadott and Anita (Ed Roths) Birch of Chetek; Grandchildren Trista (Nathan) Ehlen, Joshua (Natasha) Kubera, Michaela (Trevor) Beck, Troy “TJ” Birch, Jr., Rebecca Rudnick, Dalton (Sara) Schmitt, Stephanie Schmitt and Daniel (Shaina) Copenhaver; Great Grandchildren Garret, Isabella, Reid, Kaden, Aaron, Lee, Lucas, Riley, Everett, Remi, Gatlin and one on the way. Also survived by many neices and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her Parents Richard and Florella Wagner, Sisters Caroline Audorff, Doris Wagner and a Great Grandson Hendrik.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 at the Leiser Funeral Home 511 N. Main Street Cadott, WI. with Rev. George Olinske officiating.

Interment will be in the Holcombe Cemetery, Holcombe, WI. A Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of Service Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

In Memory of Joyce, please wear your Brewers, Packers or Casual attire.

Express online condolences at www.leiserfuneralhome. com

June 8, 2022