Joyce Ann Mumm, age 77 of Williamsburg, Iowa, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa . Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, Iowa, with Pastor Carl Cloeter officiating. Burial: Pilot Grove Cemetery, Williamsburg. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Monday, April 22, 2013 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. Memorials may be contributed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the charity of donor’s choice.
Joyce is survived by her children, Les Mumm (Wanda) of Eureka, MT, Steve Mumm (Paula) of Urbandale, Julie Bodkins (Mike) of Altoona, and Jeff Mumm (Cindy) of Cedar Rapids; ten grandchildren, Jeremy Mumm of Marion, Allicia Mumm of Seattle, WA, Lindsay Willard of Apple Valley, MN, Sean Mumm (Natasha) of Toronto, Canada, Capt. Dustin Willard of Beale Air Force Base, CA, Lindsay Toenges (Jason) of Katy, TX, Tina Mumm of Cedar Rapids, Kyle Bodkins of Minneapolis, MN, Ashley Mumm of Cedar Rapids and Jarred Mumm of Dubuque; and three great-grandchildren, Hayden and Kayla Toenges of Katy, TX and Jackson Wissink of Seattle, WA. Also surviving are her siblings, Merlyn Martinson of Marengo, Milford Martinson (Nancy) of Williamsburg, and Leona Loyd (Luke) of Cedar Rapids; along with two sisters-in-law, Irene Siems of Amana, and Marcella Martinson of Marion.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Dwight, a brother Irvin Martinson, and a sister Norma Siems.
Joyce Ann Martinson was born June 18, 1935 in Williamsburg, Iowa, the daughter of Carl Elmer Martinson and Mathilda Rose Hunzelman Martinson. She attended the Hilton Consolidated School in Conroy and married Dwight Mumm on September 7, 1950 in Knoxville, Iowa. Joyce assisted her husband on the farm, raised her children, and also was a waitress at the Landmark Restaurant and Colony Haus. She also worked at Amana Refrigeration for several years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. Joyce loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers, and bird watching. She liked to travel and camp. She frequently would meet up with the Colony Haus girls, enjoyed a cup of coffee and a meal with her siblings, and also went to coffee with her best friend Leo Lortz. In the quiet moments she enjoyed working crossword puzzles and texting.