In Memory of

Joyce Ann Rohweder

September 18, 1935 - February 27, 2021
From: Cherokee, IA

 Joyce Ann Rohweder, the daughter of Wilbur and Eva (Moorhead) Rydstrom was born September 18, 1935, in Alta, Iowa. She graduated from Fairview Consolidated School.

 She was united in marriage to Thomas Hallcock on August 29, 1956 in Alta, IA. Joyce was later married to Larry Rohweder on June 5, 1965, in Storm Lake, IA.

 Joyce worked at Bjorstead Drug Store in Spencer from 1954-1957. She then worked at the Truesdale Coop Elevator from 1957-1965. She then operated her own daycare starting in 1972 until her retirement in 2004. Joyce was also an Avon representative for many years.

 Joyce was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cherokee. She enjoyed playing cards, reading, sewing, crocheting, and knitting.  She was an avid bowler, and also enjoyed spending time on her computer and having coffee with her friends. Most of all, she loved the time spent with her family and friends.

 On February 27, 2021, Joyce passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Eva Rydstrom; and three brothers, Roger, Richard, and John Rydstrom; and one niece, Michelle Rydstrom.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her children, Geoffrey Hallcock of Laurens, IA, Brett (Lauren) Rohweder of Ankeny, IA, Heidi (Don) Trent of Ankeny, IA, and Jeffery (Deborah) Rohweder of Ankeny, IA; grandchildren: Tanner, Carter, and Malerie Rohweder of Ankeny, IA, Riley and Devynn,  Trent of Ankeny, IA, Adrianne Rohweder (Blake Wells) of Sloansville, NY, and Wesley (Lindsey) Rohweder of Ankeny, IA; great-grandchildren, Sawyer, Cooper, and Barrett Rohweder, and Lilly Wells; sister, Clara Lou Rydstrom of Sioux City, IA; brother, Charles Rydstrom of Vermilion, SD; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Pastor Cris Decious
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Monday, April 5, 2021 at 3:35 PM
“So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing....she always had a smile on her face.”
- Mr. And Mrs. David Peck
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:56 PM
“I will miss chatting with her at the grocery store and seeing her friendly smile. We are thinking of all of you. Our condolences.”
- Jan Deedrick
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:56 PM
“Very sorry for your loss, Sincere condolenses to the Rohweder family.”
- Chris Voge
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:56 PM
“To the family of Joyce! Our deepest sympathy at your loss! She was a dear friend! She watched my children a long time! Was in great hands!!! ”
- Deb Schutt & Family
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:56 PM
“I was so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing! I had to be out of town, so was unable to attend visitation or funeral, but my thoughts & prayers are with you all! I have many pleasant memories with her, and your family, I know you’ll miss her a lot! My sincere condolences.”
- Deb Cozine
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“Our prayers are with all of you. Sending thoughts your way! We enjoyed talking with Joyce every chance we got.
- Larry & Colleen Harmon
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“Sorry for ya'lls loss. I have such fond memories of your family. ”
- Jacqueline Grause Daniels
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“Heidi and Family, My thoughts and prayers to you during this time. ”
- Melissa Moorhead
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM

Hugs and prayers to the family. I will miss her too. She was a lovely lady.”
- Gail Lane
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“Sorry to hear Mrs. Rohweder has passed. My condolences to her family. Comfort can be found in memories and in knowing she now rests in God's loving care. John 5:28,29. ”
- Mrs Manny
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“I'm sure going to miss our talks. You had a kind soul but also wasn't afraid to speak your mind.I'm so grateful I got to see and spend a couple days with you. You were a fighter. Love and miss you. Now you're our angel watching over us. Give the family up there a hug for us. ”
- Karen Rydstrom
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“I love you, Grandma. ”
- Adrianne
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:23 PM
“I enjoyed chatting with Joyce at church services and UMW meetings. She was always kind and thoughtful. Deepest sympathy to all of the family.”
- Linda and Duane Christensen
Monday, March 1, 2021 at 9:33 AM
“Rest Easy, Joyce!!
- Ron and Jan Witcombe
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