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Joyce Doschadis

February 9, 1930 — October 18, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial for Joyce Doschadis, age 84, of Graceville will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Beardsley, MN.

Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday, two hours prior to the Mass.

Father David Breu will celebrate the Mass and burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her sons: Gary, Steve, Mike, Kevin, and Tim. Honorary bearers will be the Staff of Grace Home.

Joyce Delia Doschadis was born on February 9, 1930, in Foxhome Township, Wilkin County, Minnesota to John and Anna (Ostlund) Toso. She was raised Lutheran and then was baptized into the Catholic Church on June 16, 1947. Joyce graduated from high school in 1947.

On July 10, 1947, Joyce and Raymond Eugene Doschadis were united in marriage in Browns Valley, Minnesota. They lived near Lake Traverse for a while, and then moved to Babbitt, Minnesota. Two years later they settled in Beardsley, Minnesota. Joyce and Ray were blessed with five children. Joyce worked at Phyl's Cafe in Beardsley, Holy Trinity Hospital as a nurses' assistant and at Beardsley Public Schools as a cook and a janitor. Ray died in June of 1997.

Joyce was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Beardsley where she was a member of Daughters of Isabella. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. As a member of the Hee Haw Gang, Joyce played guitar and sang with this group, bringing joy and laughter to many. She enjoyed fishing with Ray. Joyce really liked people and enjoyed a great party. Joyce was a devoted mother and her family meant a lot to her.

Joyce died on October 18, 2014, at Grace Home in Graceville, having reached the age of 84. She will be deeply missed.

Left with her loving memory are her five sons and daughters-in-law: Gary (Carol) Doschadis of Walker, MN; Steve (Nancy) Doschadis of Blaine, MN; Mike (Donna) Doschadis of Watertown, SD; Kevin (Jill) Doschadis of Graceville, MN; Tim (Becky) Doschadis of Beardsley, MN; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, John Toso of Owatonna, MN; and one sister, Evelyn Hennen of Morris, MN.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers and sisters: Lloyd Toso, Marvin Toso, Jeanette Johnson, Doris Bloch, Clayton Toso, Orin Toso, and Jean Melaas.


St. Mary's Catholic Church
516 Forest Street
Beardsley, MN 56211

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


St. Mary's Catholic Church
516 Forest Street
Beardsley, MN 56211

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
11:00 AM


St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Beardsley, MN 56211

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
12:30 PM


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