April 2, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Joyce Talajkowski (nee Zettelmeier), 86, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 at New Perspectives in West Bend. She married Gregg Talajkowski on April 21, 1956. Joyce had a passion for cross-stitching, Joyce’s Faith and her involvement with Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church was very important to her, and she loved her granddaughters.
Joyce is survived by her children, Mike (Charmaine) of Austin, TX, Mark (Lisa Caraway) of Savannah, GA, Sue (Todd) Hepner; two granddaughters, Meghan and Shelby Hepner; three great-grandchildren and her sister Marilyn (Ron) Porst. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Joyce is preceded in death by her husband, Gregg, her parents, her sisters Darlene and Charlotte and her brother George.
A Funeral Service will be at 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church (462 Meadowbrook Dr., West Bend, WI 53090) with Rev. Joseph Fisher and Rev. Christopher Raffa presiding. Visitation will be at church on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 2:00 PM until the 4:45 PM. Private Entombment will be Friday at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice (1233 N Mayfair Rd., Suite 100 Milwaukee, WI 53226) and/or American Cancer Society (Midwest Division, INC. P.O. Box 902 Pewaukee, WI 53072-0902