Joyce Mazelle Wilson: Nov. 26, 1931 – Aug. 25, 2015

Joyce Wilson

Joyce Wilson

Joyce Mazelle Wilson, 84, of Rock Springs, Wyo., passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at Deer Trail Assisted Living Center. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past year and former resident of Berthoud, Colo., for 55 years. Joyce died following a lengthy illness.

She was born in Pritchett, Colo., the daughter of Bruce B. Kenagy and Mable L. Berner Kenagy on Nov. 26, 1931.

Joyce attended schools in Loveland and was a high school graduate of the Loveland High School with the class of 1949. She also attended cosmetology school at the age of 55.

She married Curtis Samuel Wilson on Jan. 18, 1953, in Berthoud. He preceded her in death on April 11, 2015, in Loveland, Colo. They were proud parents of four children; Steve, Mike, Dennis and Cleta.

Joyce was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Lions/Lioness Club, AARP, and the Berthoud Historical Society. She was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader as well as a school-bus driver.

Her interests were her grandchildren, one great grandchild, square dancing, and she was an avid crossword puzzle person.

Survivors include, two sons; Michael B. Wilson of Waltham, Maine, Dennis K. Wilson of Berthoud, Colo., and one daughter; Cleta Elder and husband Larry of Rock Springs, Wyo., four grandchildren; Kristi Lynn Wilson of Jamaica Plain, Maine, Carla Ceballos and husband Fernando of Rock Springs, Wyo., Emily Hunt and husband Jake of Rock Springs, Wyo., Edison Elder of Rock Springs, Wyo. and one great-grandchild Amy June Ceballos of Rock Springs, Wyo.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Steven Roy Wilson, one brother, Richard Kenagy, and one sister, Janice Kenagy.

Following cremation, a celebration of Joyce’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, at First United Methodist Church, 820 Ninth Street, Berthoud, Colo.