FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Age - 70
10/7/1946 - 8/8/2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017
United Methodist Church
In Lieu of Flowers
Family requests no plants or flowers.
All memorials may be directed to
school bus gas for the Red Cloud Indian School,
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota.
Joyce died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at her home at Bellwood Lakes.
Joyce Marie Navrkal was born October 7, 1946 in Columbus, Nebraska to Joseph and Helen (Henderson) Splichal, Sr. She married Gary Navrkal November 16, 1963. Joyce worked at St. Marys Hospital and Dale Electronics. After that, she worked with Gary at L and L Livestock. They moved to Bellwood in 1978 to farm with Adolph, then farmed on their own. She also worked 6 years for Fontanelle Detasseling, 30 years at Columbus Ag Park horse races, and drove bus for Bellwood and David City for 12 years. Joyce enjoyed raising and riding quarter horses. She also enjoyed science, archeology, and all world history. Her greatest love was her family and friends, and Native American history.
Joyce is survived by:
Daughter: Tammy (Jacob Hoffmann) Tierney of Lincoln
Son: Tim (Shelly) of Bellwood
Granddaughter: Kayla Tierney of Lincoln
Grandson: David Hayek of Columbus
Grandson: Joshua Tierney of Escondido, CA
Grandson: Michael (Kelsey) Gansebom of Seward
Grandson: Brandon Gansebom of Foster, NE
Grandson: Derrick Gansebom of Bellwood
Great Grandchildren: Lainey, Cael, and Zachary Gansebom
Many Brothers and Sisters
Loyal Canine companion: Cody
She was preceded in death by:
Parents: Joesph and Helen (Henderson) Splichal Sr.
Sister: Bobbie (Barry) Preston
Grandson: Joseph Gansebom