Joyce L. Endreson, age 86, of Buffalo, and formerly of Montrose, passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.
She was born Jan. 17, 1932, in Buffalo, the daughter of Helge and Hermina (Roerig) Ringstrom.
Joyce and Leonard W. Endreson were joined in holy marriage Jan. 17, 1948. God blessed their marriage with seven daughters.
As a young lady, Joyce was employed at Green Giant in Cokato.
She enjoyed coloring, bingo, jewelry, square dancing, ceramic painting, board games, puzzles, and visiting with family and friends.
Joyce was a member of VFW Post 1901 Auxiliary in Montrose.
She is survived by her daughters: Candy Endreson, Renee (Ervin) Swartzer, Kathe (Pat) Kasheimer, Pam Scheuble, Teri (David) Welter, and Nicky Kelm Endreson, all of Buffalo; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a sister, Maryleene Wells of Fergus Falls; special friends Kim Coequyt-Hoff, Lisa Utterberg, and Jim McGauley; other relatives, and many friends.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard W. Endreson in 2001; a daughter, Bonnie Kelm Endreson in 1980; a great-granddaughter, Brittany Jenkins in 1995; her parents; two sisters; and a brother.
Funeral services took place Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Buffalo Evangelical Covenant Church. Interment was at Kreidler Cemetery in rural Montrose.
There was visitation at the church, one hour prior to the service.
Casket bearers were Joyce’s grandsons: Matthew Endreson, Jamie and Michael Swartzer, Jesse and Adam Salonek, Brandon Scheuble, Benjamin and Jeremy Welter, and Jacob and Dakota Endreson.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.