Joyce Satern

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

March 4, 1928 ó Jan. 7, 2018

Joyce Satern, 89, of Estherville, formerly of Okoboji passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Pearl Valley Nursing Home in Estherville.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in the Oakhill Cemetery in Estherville. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral home in Spirit Lake. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to

Joyce was born on March 4, 1928, in Estherville, to Maurice and Gladys (Heyer) Bringle. She graduated from high school in Estherville. Joyce was united in marriage to Vincent Satern in June 1948. He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 1996, in Spirit Lake. She worked for many years as the bookkeeper for her husbandís construction business and for a short time as the clerk for the city of Okoboji.

She was a wonderful seamstress making and designing her own clothes. She was a good cook, baker, enjoyed playing the organ and card games with friends. Those that knew her know that she excelled at whatever she did.

She is survived by her daughter Vicki Satern Vergnni of Silver Spring, Maryland; many Bringle and Heyer cousins; nieces and nephews Nancy, Debbie, Sandy, Susan, Bill, Diane Woods, Judy Delgado, Mike, Todd, Tom Twogood and Terri Haley and Karen Chisum.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Pamela Satern Egel, infant brother Robert Merton, infant sister Gloria Jean, sisters Jean Twogood and Phyllis Woods and her stepfather Geroge W. Booth.