Josephine “Joyce” (Dracek) Neufeld, age 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Cypress Regional Hospital, Swift Current, SK.
Joyce was born on February 5, 1936 in the Eastend, SK area. She moved to the Cantuar, SK area with her family shortly after. She attended school at Belvadere, SK and Cantuar. In 1949, the family moved to Virden, MB where she completed her education. In 1955, she began working for the Bank of Montreal in Reston, MB and a year later she went to the Bank of Montreal in Swift Current.
There, she met and married Henry Neufeld and later moved to Gull Lake, SK where the family lived for over twenty years. In 1980, they moved to the farm at Waldeck, SK where they lived until 2000. Upon retirement they moved to the Village of Waldeck.
Joyce was very active in the National Farmers Union and enjoyed the many friends she met through the organization as well as the many farm debates. She was an active member of the Waldeck Golden Age Club and loved playing cards with the group until it disbanded. Thereafter, she enjoyed playing cards thrice weekly in Swift Current.
Joyce is lovingly survived by her son, Robert; daughter, Shirley (Sim); and her grandchildren, Samuel and Scott.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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