It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Irene “Joyce” Stevenson (nee Johnston) of Rimbey, Alberta. Joyce passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre – Long Term Care on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at the age of 76 years.
Joyce was born on March 7, 1945 in the Rimbey Hospital. She met Delbert Stevenson at the age of 17 years, and they were married on October 26, 1962. Joyce and Delbert lived and worked in Rimbey, where they raised their two children. She worked at the Three-way Hospital, and later at the Rimbey Hospital for 30 years. Joyce enjoyed camping and fishing, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Joyce will be lovingly remembered by her two children, Donna Wells (Dwayne Hunter) of Rimbey; and Dallas Stevenson of Thorsby; in addition to her five grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. She will also be missed by numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, and many valued friends. Joyce was predeceased by her parents Earl and Ruth Johnston; her beloved husband Delbert in 2014; and her brother Lloyd Johnston.
Joyce’s family would like to thank the many friends that came to visit, and the staff and caregivers at Long Term Care for their kindness and compassion.
A Graveside Service in Celebration of Joyce’s Life will be announced at a later date. She will be laid to rest in the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Rimbey with her father Earl and her brother Lloyd. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Joyce’s memory may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 100–119 14 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6 (www.heartandstroke.ca). Condolence messages may be forwarded to the family by visiting: www.ofc-ltd.ca
Cremation Arrangements for the Late Irene “Joyce” Stevenson entrusted to the care of