Joyce M. Kleist passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, after a courageous battle at the age of 69.
She is survived by her daughters Roni (Mark) Schultz and Kris Kleist; her grandson Jacob; and her siblings James (Barbara) Wittnebel, Barbara (Charles) Lund, and Thomas (Penny) Wittnebel. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
In her youth, Joyce was a pitcher in a slow pitch softball league for Labelle Realty and travelled around the United States playing softball. She went to cosmetology school in Milwaukee, and in 1977, she purchased Georgann’s Hair Stylists and renamed it Touch of Elegance Beauty Salon, located in Oconomowoc, which she owned and operated until 2016.
In addition to owning her own business, Joyce wore many hats. She was a CNA for several years and also helped out on her daughter/son-in-law’s dairy farm.
Visitation will be held from 10am until the time of funeral service at 1pm on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, N1245 St. John’s Way, Ashippun, WI. Memorials to Angels Grace Hospice or the Community Memorial Foundation- Cancer Care Center are appreciated.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm – Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, 121 S. Cross Street, Oconomowoc, WI, 262-567-4459