Joyce Maxine Colgin, 81, of Bethesda Home, Goessel, and formerly of Newton, died January 1, 2013, at Newton Medical Center, Newton.
She was born on April 8, 1931, in La Harpe, the daughter of Ray H. and Florence Ellen (Lyman) Myers. She was a retired beautician.
On November 23, 1952, she married William H. Colgin in Allen County, and they later divorced.
Survivors include sons, Mike (Jo) Colgin and Roger Colgin, all of Canton; brothers, Lynn Myers, St. Charles, Mo., and Ray Myers, Rapid City, S.D.; three sisters, Lois Hays, Wichita, Iris Stewart, Farmersville, Texas, and Gayle McBrearty, St. Charles, Mo.; four grandchildren, Craig (Gloria) Colgin, Chad Colgin, Kenny Colgin and Nate Martens; and four great-grandchildren.
A sister, Carol Hephner, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Canton. Burial will be in Canton Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.
A memorial has been established with the Newton V.F.W. Auxiliary, in care of the mortuary.