February 25, 2016
- 7:00 PM
February 25, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 26, 2016
- 1:30 PM
February 26, 2016Holy Cross Cemetery South, Fargo
Joyce Lordeman, age 80 of Fargo, ND passed away while under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 21, 2016.
Joyce was born on October 19, 1935 to Arnold and Margaret (Slyter) Pallas in Moorhead, MN. Joyce attended school in Moorhead and graduated in 1953 from Moorhead High School. Following graduation, she attended St. Francis School of Nursing in Breckenridge, MN. She graduated in 1956. Joyce met and married Richard Lordeman in Moorhead in 1957. They just celebrated their 58th anniversary last June 22. She worked 1 year at St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge, MN then she worked at St. Ansgars Hospital in Moorhead, MN for 5 years. The last 27 years, she worked at Dakota Hospital in Fargo, ND retiring in 1993. Joyce volunteered at Innovis from 2000 to 2013. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, watching sports, bingo and spending time with her grandchildren. Joyce loved being with her family and friends and having a good time.
Joyce is survived by her husband Richard; her 3 children, Cynthia (Rick) Wagner, Fargo, ND, Michael (Karen) Lordeman, Iowa City, IA and Karen (Norman) Lordeman-Rowdy, Winston Salem, NC; 6 grandchildren, Aaron (Ashley), Justin and Alison Lordeman, Nicholas and Nathan Wagner and Mariah Rowdy; 4 step-grandchildren, Cory (Kendra) Rowdy, Jay Curry, Karrah (Anthony) Vella and Danielle Snyder; 4 great-grandchildren, Ellis Wagner and Samuel Lordeman, Leo and Mia Vella; 3 brothers, Keith (Renee) Pallas, Turner, OR, Terry (Mary) Pallas, Anchorage, AK and Dennis (Cheryl) Pallas, Scotts Mills, OR; 3 sisters, Beth (John) Lynch, Winston Salem, NC, Carol (Verdayne) Miller, Amsville, OR and Janet Ray, Woodburn, OR and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Margaret, her parents, Arnold and Margaret Pallas, 2 brothers, Raymond Pallas and Leroy Palls and 1 sister, Judith Pallas.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 5:00 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial: 1:30 P.M. Friday, February 26, 2016 at Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery South, Fargo.