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Joyce Elaine Puckorius


Joyce Elaine Puckorius, 79, long time resident of Estes Park, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 26 at her home in Sebring, FL. She was a native of Michigan, born November 13, 1929 to Anna and Clarence Heinzman of Detroit, MI.

Joyce was a graduate of North Central College in Naperville, IL earning a bachelors degree in home economics.

Joyce enjoyed hiking, swimming, painting, stained glass and traveled extensively around the world with her husband and many of their wonderful friends. For the past six years, Joyce and her husband have split their time between Colorado and Florida.

Joyce was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Lake Placid, FL.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Paul, who she married on February 14, 1953 in Ferndale, MI, her children, Susan Puckorius Elsberry and her husband Ken of Superior, CO; David of Denver, CO; and Cynthia Puckorius Knight and her husband Andy of Parker, CO and four grandchildren, Hailey and Katelyn of Parker, CO and Annamarie and Garrett of Texas.

A memorial service will be held on March 11 at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852 and at a yet to be determined date in early summer in Colorado.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Joyce’s name to the ALS Association, 3242 Parkside Center Circle, Tampa, FL 33619.

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