Joyce Mesmer, 89, Wisner native and long-time resident passed away on Jan. 13, 2019. Her family and friends will celebrate her life in Wisner at the United Methodist Church of Christ on Sunday, June 2, at 2:30 p.m., with the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner assisting with local arrangements. She will be remembered as a loving sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend, and recognized for her dedication to her community and work toward its growth and long-term success. Her strength and faith enabled her to enjoy eighty-nine years of good health and happiness.

Joyce passed away on Jan. 13, 2019, peacefully with her family by her side.

She is survived by her daughter Sarah and partner Sandra Griffin, daughter Ann and husband Bruce Dietrich, brother John and wife Marilyn Albers, nephews David and Curtis Albers and their families, and grandchildren Mikhail and Angela Dietrich.

She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved aunt, Fleta Martin, and long-time companion, Robert Houston.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be directed to the P.E.O. Chapter House (1819 W. Cheyenne Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906) or the United Methodist Church of Christ (916 Avenue F, Wisner.)