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Elsie Joyce

Elsie Joyce, 90, Fargo, died Saturday, December 19, 2009 in Rosewood On Broadway, Fargo.

Elsie L. Nystul was born March 12, 1919 in Fargo, where she was raised

and graduated from Central High School. Following one year at Dakota Business College in Fargo, Elsie worked at the Casselton (N.D.) State Bank for three years. She married Richard B. Joyce April 26, 1942 in Fargo. She and Richard operated the Gamble Store in Casselton until 1963. She worked for Swensgard Employment Agency in Fargo until 1971 and worked in the office at Pierce Mobile Home Park in Moorhead, Minn. until 1974. She and Richard worked for Motel 6 in Fargo from 1977 until retiring in 1985, Elsie worked for Lutheran Hospital and Home Society as an accounts payable clerk. Richard died in 2004. Elsie had resided at Rosewood On Broadway for the past three


She is survived by one son, Richard M. Joyce, Superior, Mont.; daughter, Pamila (Carl) Grieger, Rochert, Minn., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and three sisters.

A visitation and memorial service were held Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in West Funeral Chapel; Casselton, N.D. Burial was at Casselton Cemetery.

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(West Funeral Home, Casselton)