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A Funeral Service for Joyce M. Newcom of Warroad, MN will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 4:00PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Warroad, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Warroad, MN.
Joyce passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the age of 76.
Joyce Marie Newcom was born in Roseau, MN on August 25, 1942 to Norval and Doris (Danks) Ness. She attended High School in Roseau and then went to college at Bemidji State. Joyce worked as the bookkeeper at the farmer’s co-op elevator in the fall and spring before moving out to Flag Island in May. This is where she met Richard Newcom. She returned to college in the fall in Minot, ND for 2 years to continue her studies, while also working at Cal’s motel for the winter to pay off her college loans. She married Richard in June and spent 38 glorious years on Flag Island with him before moving off the Island and into Warroad, MN in November of 2003. Joyce was a talented artist, painter, and exceptional wood carver. Joyce had beautiful flower gardens and enjoyed spending time outdoors. She also had a deep love for the Lord.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; parents and grandparents.
Joyce is survived by her siblings, Larry (Irene) Ness of Roseau, MN, Carol (Bill) Christian of Naples, FL, Jeri (Doug) Vacura of Monument, CO; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.