Joyce Gray

Joyce E. Gray

LAKE MILLS — Joyce E. Gray, 86, of Lake Mills, died on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at the Willowbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake Mills.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1933, the daughter of the late Loren and Mabel Wical.

On July 7, 1949, Joyce married Jack G. Gray of Tower City, N.D. He died on May 25, 1997.

Joyce was an active member of the Lake Mills United Methodist Church, helping with respite and funeral luncheons. In earlier years she volunteered for the Little League Baseball.

She was an avid supporter of local community sporting events where she was known as “Grandma Gray.”

Survivors include her four sons, Darrel (Kathy) of Cambridge, Danny (Kim) of Lake Mills, Jim (Denise) of Waterloo and Tim (Margareta) of Fort Atkinson; two daughters, Connie (Greg) Hesse and Lori Gray, both of Lake Mills; 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one sister-in-law, Delorie Wical of Hastings, Minn.; many dear nieces and nephews; her neighbors, who became family at heart, Rosa and Cipriano Pineda, and their girls; other relatives and friends.

She also was preceded in death by three sisters; three brothers; her daughter, Charlotte Czyzewicz; her two sons, Ken Gray and Warren Gray; and her granddaughter, Kaley Gray.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Lake Mills United Methodist Church.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the church and also on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

If desired, memorials may be made to the church.

Claussen Funeral Home in Lake Mills is assisting with arrangements.

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