Joyce Ann Hanson, 66, of Duluth, died in Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center March 28, 2011 after a hard fought battle with ovarian and lung cancer.
Her last hours were peaceful, surrounded by family and with her son at her side.
A lifelong Duluth resident, Joyce was born to Harvey and Ruth Hanson Feb. 2, 1945.
Joyce was deeply connected to her community, proud of her Scandinavian heritage and of her Northern Minnesota roots. ¬†While Joyce excelled in her work with the offices of Catholic Charities, she was an artist at heart, bringing her creative spirit to her love of photography, painting, drawing and ceramics.
Joyce was also a doting grandmother and a generous soul, devoted to those around her.
Joyce's memory will always be cherished by her loving son, Michael; daughter-in-law Jennifer; granddaughters Claire and Greta; sister Virginia; brothers James and Harold and by her many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.Funeral service Thursday, March 31 in Bell Brothers Funeral Home. ¬†Interment at Oneota Cemetery.
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