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Joyce Stewart May 7, 1926 - Oct. 24, 2008

MONTEVIDEO -- Joyce Shirley Stewart, 82, of Montevideo, died Friday at the Luther Haven Nursing Home.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel in Montevideo. Burial will be in Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens.

She was born May 7, 1926, in Lenox, S.D., to William and Myrtle (Morfitt) Neiman. The family moved to the Montevideo area where she attended school.

She married Clinton Stewart on Jan. 25, 1948. They farmed in Grace Township, Chippewa County, for many years until they retired and moved to Montevideo in the mid 1970s. She has been a resident of the Luther Haven Nursing Home for the past 15 months. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benson, the Grace Homemakers and the birthday club.

She is survived by her husband; two sons: Larry (and friend Julie Iverson) Stewart of Montevideo and Thomas Stewart of Minneapolis; two grandchildren and two brothers: Glen Nieman of California and William Nieman of Parkers Prairie.