The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 24, 2012

Joyce (Oborsky) Wanke


— Joyce (Oborsky) Wanke, age 82, of Mankato, MN, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012, at her daughter's home.  

 Joyce was married to Melvin Wanke on June 8, 1963, and moved to Hamburg, MN, in 1971. Melvin passed away on September 11, 2003.  Joyce and Melvin shared a great love for over 40 years raising their children and watching their grandchildren grow.  

  Joyce loved to work on puzzles, crosswords, word finds, and loved the game show network.  She is now dancing in heaven with her true love Melvin.

 Joyce is survived by her children,  Donna (Darrel), Richfield, Pam, Eagan, Kevin, Tucson AZ, Lana (Brad) Young America, and Marie (Tim) Mankato; 45 grandchildren; 25 great-grand-children.

 There will be a celebration of life held at 529 N. 5th Street in Mankato, MN, from 2 - 4 pm on Sunday, October 28, 2012.