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Joyce Marie Cashen


Posted By: diane (email)
Date: 1/16/2021 at 14:59:00

Joyce M. Cashen, 90, of Oelwein, Iowa, died on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at MercyOne Hospital in Oelwein with her family by her side.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oelwein, with Rev. Ray Atwood officiating.

Visitation: 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein.

Interment: St. Albert Cemetery, Lamont, Iowa.

A Memorial Fund has been established for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Rita #321.

Condolences may be directed to: Doris Knipper, 8872 Diagonal Road, Arlington, Iowa 50606.

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings and the recent surge in the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing will be required. Those in attendance are required to wear a mask. We encourage relatives and friends not able to attend the service to reach out to the family by leaving a message on the funeral home web site, by mail, text or phone.

Joyce Marie Cashen was born on July 12, 1930 in rural Aurora, Iowa, the daughter of John Elmer & Henrietta Anna Veronica (Kortenkamp) Cashen. She attended Aurora Country School and then Sacred Heart Catholic School in Oelwein where she learned her love of reading. The family then moved to the Fairbank area where she attended Fairbank Country School and eventually, she attended Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Fairbank. Joyce lived with her mother for many years in Oelwein. She worked at Goodwill in Oelwein for 15 years where her self esteem blossomed working with the staff and the public.

Joyce was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rosary Society and she was welcomed into the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Rita #321. Joyce enjoyed animals but especially her cats.

Joyce is survived by her 2 Sisters: Doris (Eldon) Knipper of Arlington & Grace (Leonard) Knipper of Arlington;

7 Nieces & Nephews: Elaine (Dan) Rosburg, Steve (Jackie) Oliver, Ellen (Ron) Rule, Laura Meehan, Tom (Lorri) Knipper, Dan (Angie) Knipper & Robert (Sue) Knipper;

20 Great Nieces & Great Nephews and many

Great Great Nieces & Great Great Nephews.

Joyce was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents and a nephew: Ken Knipper.


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