Obit: Krehmeyer, Joy M. #2 (1929 - 2010)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Krehmeyer, Anderson, Dein, Beales


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 25, 2010


Krehmeyer, Joy M. #2 (29 July 1929 - 21 August 2010)


Joy M. Krehmeyer, 81, of Neillsville died peacefully at home with her husband at her side, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.


Joy was born July 29, 1929, at Irvington, NE, to the late George "Thomas" and Margaret (Anderson) Dein.  Joy grew up in the Omaha, NE area.  She married Merle Krehmeyer Feb. 18, 1947.  In 1953, Joy and Merle moved to Neillsville, where they purchased the farm.  Joy dairy farmed for many years.  Joy loved the farm, her cattle, chickens and everything about country living. She had a special place in her heart for horses and her dogs. Joy also enjoyed reading, antiquing, toy collecting and bird watching.


Joy is survived by her husband of 63 years, Merle; sons, Gary (Delores) Krehmeyer of Spencer; Dan (Linda) Krehmeyer, Jerry (Melva) Krehmeyer, all of Neillsville; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sister Faye Beales, Omaha, NE; brother, Wayne Dein, Blair, NE; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.


She was preceded in death by her brother, Larry.


A private family service is planned.


Evergreen Funeral Home and Crematory in Eau Claire is serving the family.



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