LA PORTE CITY, Iowa -- Joyce M. Slick, 85, of La Porte City, formerly of Lamont, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at Allen Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, La Porte City. Burial of the cremated remains will be at a later date in St. Albert Cemetery, Lamont. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the church, where the rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. and a vigil wake service will be at 7 p.m. Friends also may call after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service, Waterloo, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1925, in Lamont, daughter of Loney H. and Mary (Hilby) Allen. She married Donald D. Slick on June 22, 1946, in Lamont; he preceded her in death on July 9, 1992.
Joyce was a member of St. Ann's Circle, birthday club and numerous card clubs. She was a volunteer at the Healthy Living Center and could be found there daily enjoying the company of her friends.
She loved the movies, the Iowa Hawkeyes, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.
Surviving are two sons, Greg (Cathy) Slick, of La Porte City, and Jeff (Kellie) Sellick, of Farmer's Branch, Texas; five daughters, Mary (Terry) Goetzinger, of Waverly, Beth (Mike) Meissen, of Des Moines, Terri (Gary) Jeffries, of La Porte City, Renee (Eric) Miller, of Aurora, Ohio, and Diane (Jim) Brown, of Fort Worth, Texas; 25 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marsha (Richard) Long, of Solon; two brothers, Robert (Dorothy) Allen, of Manchester, and Lynn (Rosemary) Allen, of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Marianette Allen, of Camdenton, Mo.; and a special friend, Henry Zuck, of La Porte City.
She also was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Joyce; three sons, Craig, Bob and Donald, in infancy; a grandson, Lee; two brothers, Melvin and Beryl Allen; and two sisters, Mary Cannon and Evelyn Hall.
Memorials may be directed to the church or the La Porte City Senior Center.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.