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Joyce Lucas – Metz Mortuary

    Joyce Lucas
    ​Joyce Marvelle (Morgan) Lucas, age 88 of Stromsburg, NE died Friday, June 24, 2022 at Stromsburg. She was born November 29, 1933 at Osceola, NE to LeRoy and Helen (Johnson) Morgan. On June 8, 1952, she was married to Dale Lynn Lucas at Osceola. Joyce was the owner and  operator of the Stromsburg Trailer Court at Stromsburg for over 30 years. She was a former Polk County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher. She and Dale previously owned the “Chat n’ Chow” bakery and café in Osceola, NE. They showed Appaloosa’s all over Nebraska and at World’s and loved fishing in Canada with cousins. Joyce also taught Sunday school and children’s evangelism.

    She is survived by her daughters: Marvelle (Mike) Whitley of Stromsburg, Nancy (Adrian) Lindsay of Bartlett, NE and Elaine (Mike) Howe of Bismarck, ND; her grandchildren: Tiffany (Shaun) Thompson of Lincoln, Lucas (Jamie) Simonsen of Waterloo, Jameshia Richardson, Kiani Wilkerson, and James Marsh of Washington DC, and Ryan (Jennifer) Lindsay of Danville, CA; and great grandchildren: Sophie Simonsen, Brianne Simonsen, and Wyatt Simonsen of Waterloo, Shea Thompson and Asher Thompson of Lincoln, Tyler  Richardson, Tyion Francis, and Tymari Francis of Stromsburg, Justice Richardson and Zadan Francis of Florence, NC, and Kate Lindsay and Jack Lindsay of Danville, CA. She is also survived by her niece Starla Krause of Sioux Falls, SD and her cousin Doug Bryant of Grand Island, NE.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dale, grandson Matthew Lindsay, sister Jewell Helen Hanson and nephew Kevin Hanson.

    Due to family illness and the heat, graveside services have been canceled. Private inurnment will be held at Stromsburg Cemetery. Cremation. No viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to her family at the Stromsburg Trailer Court. 

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