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Joyce Dearth
Joyce E. Dearth

Joyce E. Dearth, age 89 of Blanchardville died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the UW Hospital in Madison.  She was born on Oct. 17, 1924 in rural Blanchardville to Peter Olaf and Martha Louise (Lokken) Peterson. 

A visitation for Joyce Dearth was held on Monday evening, July 14, 2014 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Saether Funeral Home in Blanchardville.  A funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Yellowstone Lutheran Church in rural Argyle at the intersection of Saints Road and Yellowstone Church Road.  Rev. Daniel Bohlman of that church officiated.  Burial was in the Yellowstone Lutheran Church cemetery.  The Saether Funeral Home in Blanchardville is assisting the family. Online memories and condolences can be shared with the family at

For the full obit see the July 17, 2014 edition of the Republican Journal.