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Joyce Marvel, age 75, of Huron

Posted: Monday, Aug 19th, 2013

HURON Joyce Marvel, age 75, of Huron, SD, died Thursday, August 15, 2013, at her home. Her body has been cremated and her memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Welter Funeral Home with inurnment of her cremated remains in the cremation niche at Restlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial visitation with family present will be Sunday, Aug. 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Welter Funeral Home. Visit

Joyce Marvel, daughter of Einar and Olga (Anderson) Peterson, was born on June 16, 1938, in Huron. She lived with her family on the family farm in the Frankfurt and Hitchcock area until 1942 when they moved to Cavour; then to a farm 4 miles east and a half-mile north of Huron. She attended country school, two years at Huron High school, and graduated from Cavour High School in 1956.

Joyce was united in marriage to Roger Marvel in Huron. They lived in Huron for a short period of time, moving to Lubbock, Texas, for 2 years, then returning to Huron where she has lived since that time. Joyce was a homemaker who also worked at various jobs throughout her life.

She was a member of several card clubs; volunteer for HRMC Homecare and Hospice; and involved in Huron Relay for Life.

Her many interests included spending time with her family, reading, puzzles, baking, cooking, and Chicago Cubs baseball fan.

She is survived by three children, Pam (Mark) Luckhurst of Huron, Doug Marvel of Huron, and Jill Marvel of Huron; three grandchildren, Tyler Luckhurst, Jordan Luckhurst, and Matt Marvel; one brother, Gary (Virginia) Peterson of Huron; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Dennis Peterson; two sisters, Marilyn Anderson and Connie Thomas; and a daughter-in-law, Debbie Marvel.

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