Joyce I. Mann, age 87, of Merced, CA, passed away on December 21, 2022 in Modesto, CA. Born on May 4, 1935, she grew up in a family of eight children in Turlock, CA.
She worked in retail for many years, with a break to raise her children.
Joyce loved time spent with family, sharing memories and stories. She was quick to find the humor in daily life. The sound of her laughter made all around her join in.
Her lifelong hobbies included sewing and knitting.
She is survived by her children, Kim Midboe, Andrea Canning, David Mann and Donald Mann; grandchildren, Constance Moynahan, Cory Mann and Nathan Mann; brothers and sisters, Robert Midboe, Beverlie Radcliff, Darlene Price, William Midboe and Richard (Liz) Midboe; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents Arvid and Esther Midboe; brother, Donald Midboe; sister, Janet Massey; and sister-in-law, JoAnne Midboe.
Private interment was held at Turlock Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Compassion Without Borders, a dog rescue organization, located at 1130 Butler Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407, cwob.org