Joyce M. Zamzow age 89, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota died on May 15, 2017, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel and will continue on Wednesday from12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, MN.
Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, MN, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm.
The clergy will be Pastor Keith Ainsley. Interment will be at the Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Joyce Marion Zamzow was born on October 29, 1927 in Springfield, MN to John & Mayme (Coulter) Thorston. She attended country school in Sundown Township and graduated from Springfield High School. Joyce married Oliver Zamzow on May 8, 1953 at Sundown Lutheran Church. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye. Joyce’s hobbies included knitting, sewing, crocheting and shopping and cooking with her daughters. Joyce especially enjoyed being with her family. She is survived by her husband, Oliver “Jim” Zamzow of Sleepy Eye, daughters, Leann Zamzow, Jeanette Zamzow and Lois Zamzow, all of Sleepy Eye and brother, Leonard Thorston of St. Paul, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, James Thorston, Lloyd Thorston, Frances Castle, Ethel Bierbbr and Alice Cappenter.