1 Martin John Joynt b: 11/07/1878 in Iowa src1: 1900 Census-Palo Alto Co.,
src2: Assumption Church Baptismal Records d: 1955 Baptism: 11/08/1878
Assumption Church/Emmetsburg, Palo Alto, Iowa
. +Regina Rooney m: 06/18/1907 in Dubuque, Iowa src: Newpaper-Emmetsburg
Democrat, Wednesday, June 26, 1907 d: 1959
........ 2 Regina Margaret Joynt b: 07/22/1908 d: 11/30/1914
........ 2 John Joynt b: 1915 in LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa d: 01/1992 in Des
Moines, Polk, Iowa
............ +Marjorie Burns b: 12/08/1918 m: 1940 d: 05/1986 in
Urbandale, Polk, Iowa
At LeMars Dr. Martin Joynt has completed 50 years as a physician. He was
graduated from Iowa in 1905 and spent his first 10 years at Jesup before moving
LeMars Sentinel , June 22, 1955
Dr. M. J. Joynt Marks 50 Years as Physician
Dr. Martin J. Joynt, well known LeMars eye, ear, nose and throat physician, this month is celebrating 50 years in the medical profession.
Last Tuesday evening, June 14, he was guest of honor at a surprise dinner and party given by the Sacred Heart hospital staff doctors and their wives. Dinner was prepared and served by the Sisters at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital recreation room. “The dinner was a complete surprise,” Dr. Joynt says. The affair was held on a night scheduled for a regular staff meeting.
Dr. H. L. Vander Stoep, president of the hospital staff, presided. Dr. F. Bendixen, secretary, and Dr. Vander Stoep made arrangements for the occasion.
Dr. Joynt was given a 50 year pin from the State Medical Society in a presentation made by his brother, Dr. Michael Joynt of Marcus. Dr. R. J. Fisch gave Dr. Joynt a Scheaffer pen and pencil in behalf of the staff doctors. Mrs. M. J. Joynt was given a corsage.
Present for the dinner were Dr. Joynt's three brothers, two physicians and a dentist. The guests included: Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Joynt of Waterloo , Dr. and Mrs. Michael Joynt of LeMars, Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Joynt of LeMars, and the honored doctor's son, John Joynt and his daughter, Mary Ann, of West Des Moines .
The dining tables, which held places for 36 guests, were decorated with three bouquets of red carnations and white majestic daisies, gifts of Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Joynt.
Martin J. Joynt was graduated from the State University of Iowa college of liberal arts in 1903, and received his M. D. degree there in 1905. Following graduation, he took up general practice at Jesup , Iowa , where he remained 10 years.
He has completed specialized studies at Will's Eye hospital and Jefferson hospital in Philadelphia , and the Manhattan Eye and Ear hospital and New York Eye and Ear infirmary in New York City .
Dr. Joynt came to LeMars in 1915. He was associated in practice with Drs. William Larson and J. Fettes until the LeMars Clinic was organized in 1918, a group Dr. Joynt has been affiliated with ever since.
Dr. Joynt attended his medical class reunion at the State University of Iowa in Iowa City over Commencement weekend, June 10. Dr. Joynt reports of the 64 graduates in the medical class of 50 years ago, 23 are still living and 14 were present for the reunion. The medical college 50 th reunion group won a cup for the largest percentage of representation at the affair.
LeMars Sentinel, December 14, 1955
Dr. Martin Joynt Services Held
Was Physician Here 40 Years
Dr. Martin J. Joynt, 77, prominent LeMars physician, died Wednesday night, Dec. 7, 1955, at Sacred Heart hospital where he had been a patient since suffering a heart attack a month ago.
He was eye, ear, nose and throat specialist at LeMars Clinic until the time of his death. Dr. Joynt had celebrated 50 years in the medical profession in June of this year, and was given a 50-year pin from the State Medical Society at a banquet in his honor.
A solemn requiem mass was said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Wiltgen-Luedtke funeral home. A number of professional offices in LeMars were closed during the hours of the funeral.
Martin Joynt was born Nov. 7, 1878 , at Emmetsburg. His marriage to Regina Rooney took place in 1907. He was graduated from the State University of Iowa college of liberal arts in 1903, and received his M. D. degree there in 1905. Following graduation, he took up general practice at Jesup , Iowa , where he remained eight years.
In 1913 Dr. Joynt began a series of postgraduate studies at Mill's Eye hospital and Jefferson hospital in Philadelphia , and the Manhattan Eye and Ear hospital and New York Eye and Ear infirmary in New York City .
Dr. Joynt came to LeMars in 1915. He was associated in practice with Drs. William Larson and J. Fettes until the LeMars Clinic was organized in 1918. He was one of the founders of the clinic.
The doctor was especially proud of his collection of antique and unusual clocks, which he kept in repair himself.
Survivors are his wife, Regina of LeMars; a son John of Des Moines; two grandchildren; four brothers, Dr. Robert J. Joynt of LeMars, Dr. Michael F. Joynt of Marcus, Dr. Albert J. Joynt of Waterloo, and William D. Joynt of Emmetsburg; and three sisters, Mrs. Leon Dawson of Des Moines, Mrs. Louis Laughlin of Emmetsburg, and Mrs. Vincent Southworth of Laurens.
LeMars Globe Post
Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa
May 7, 1959
Mrs. Joynt Now Better in Hospital
Word from the bedside of Mrs. M.J. (Regina) Joynt is that she now seems to
Mrs. Joynt had emergency surgery in the Methodist hospital Des Moines for
the removal of a non malignant tumor in her spine. She had been in the hospital
here for some time and appeared to be getting better when she decided to go to
Des Moines to visit her son John and family. At Des Moines her condition became
worse and a small tumor was removed from her spine. She did not stand the
operation very well and her condition became serious.
More will be learned when Mrs. Clifford Olson of Des Moines, niece of Mrs.
Joynt, will come to Le Mars in a couple of days to spend Mother's day with her
Mother, Mrs. R.J. Joynt.
Le Mars Globe-Post
Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa
Monday, October 26, 1959
MRS. MARTIN JOYNT
Funeral services for Mrs. Martin J. (Regina) Joynt whose home was at 551
Central Avenue Northwest in Le Mars widow of the late Dr. Martin Joynt, Le Mars
physician, were held today at 9 a.m. at St. James catholic church with Rev. L.J.
LaVelle officiating. Burial was in Calvary cemetery under direction of the
Wiltgen-Luedtke funeral home. The parish rosary was recited Sunday evening at
the funeral home.
Pallbearers were James P. Kelley, Dr. Larry O'Toole, W.F. Barker, Dr. F.C.
Bendixen, Dr. Walter Bruscher and Dr. Robert Joynt Jr. of Iowa City.
Mrs. Joynt has been hospitalized for the past ten months. She was
transferred from the Sacred Heart hospital here last March to a Des Moines
hospital where she had been a surgical patient. She suffered a stroke about two
months ago and death took place Thursday October 22.
Mrs. Joynt, who was active in social, cultural and educational circles in LeMars,
came here in 1915. She was born March 22, 1884. Her marriage to Dr. Joynt
took place in 1907 at Dubuque.
Deceased was the former Regina Rooney and had been a registered nurse.
Following her marriage in 1907 she and Dr. Joynt lived at Jessup, Iowa, until
1915 when they came to Le Mars.
Her husband was one of the founders of the Le Mars clinic. He was an eye,
ear, nose and throat specialist at the clinic. He died December 7, 1955.
Mrs. Joynt was a longtime member of St. James Catholic church, the Le Mars
Country club and the Plymouth country Red Cross board.
The couple were the parents of a daughter who passed away when she was a
little child, and a son, John, who lives in Des Moines.
Mrs. Joynt was a collector of antique furnishings, and glassware and her
home here contains one of the largest collection of antiques in northwest Iowa.
Survivors include a son, John, in Des Moines; a grandson, Michael and a
granddaughter, Mary Ann of Des Moines; three brothers, Leo Rooney, Wapato,
Washington; Frank Rooney of Yakima, Washington, and James Rooney of Seattle.
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