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Joyce M. (Ellis) Meyer

July 22, 1957 ~ February 28, 2019 (age 61)


Joyce M. (Ellis) Meyer, age 61, of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at her home.

 She was born July 22, 1957 in Racine, Wisconsin, the daughter of William and Joyce (Putcher) Ellis.  Joyce was blessed with four children, Shawn, Amie, Sheena, and Tina.

 As a child, Joyce was raised in the Lutheran Church and continued to hold the Lutheran faith close to heart throughout her lifetime.  In her younger years, Joyce enjoyed vacationing with her children, traveling to numerous places throughout the United States, and to visit family.  Joyce loved working with the elderly community. She was a huge Green Bay Packers fan.  She loved animals; her favorite place to visit was the Milwaukee Zoo.   Most importantly, she cherished her family, including her dog, Baby, and loved to make her children home cooked meals. 

 Left to honor Joyce’s memory include her four children, Shawn Ellis, Amie Meyer of Ottumwa, Iowa, Sheena White of Bloomfield, Iowa, and Tina (Jaime) Seddon of Moulton, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Skylynn Harper, Austin White, Gabrielle Seddon, Jase Harper, Jesalynn White, Ethan Nickerson, Gracie Seddon, and Greenlee Seddon; and two siblings, Roger (Carol) Ellis and Gloria (Brad) Langlitz.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Joyce Ellis; and a brother, Bob Doughtie.

 Cremation has been accorded.  There will be no scheduled services at this time.  Lange Funeral Home and Crematory of Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the Meyer family.  Memorials have been established to the family of Joyce Meyer, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at

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