Joyce Marie Swedlund, 98, of Winner, SD, passed away on Friday May 4, 2018 at the long term care unit of Winner Regional Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Winner on Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Joyce (Bridgman) Swedlund was born on Sept. 10, 1919, in Witten, South Dakota to Claire and Marie Bridgman. The second of two children, Joyce grew up in Witten and graduated from Witten High School. She attended Nettleton Commercial College, graduating in 1938.
Joyce married Dale Swedlund on Dec. 24, 1940 and to this union five children were born, Ronald, Carol, Keith, Russell, and Jeanette. Her family was of utmost importance to Joyce and she was known for always putting the wants and needs of others before her own.
Joyce was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Witten where her church family was very important to her.
She is survived by her son Keith of Winner and daughter Jeanette of Grand Junction, Colo. plus 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale, three children, Ronald, Carol, and Russell, plus her brother, Harold.