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Joyce Dornhoff - March 27, 2014


Joyce Dornhoff, 80 years of age from Minden, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Kearney County Health Services-HinterLong Assisted Living in Minden.
Joyce was born Aug. 17, 1933, on her grandparents’ farm south of Gibbon to Fredric and Sylvia (Smith) Pember.
She attended school in both Wood River and Kenesaw.
On Jan. 11, 1951, she married Herbert Dornhoff. They lived all their married life in the Kenesaw-Heartwell area. To this union five children were born: Linda, Vicki, Steve, Marci and Scott.
Joyce loved being outdoors, playing cards and Yahtzee. She enjoyed caring for her family and visiting with friends. She also loved spending time at the Harlan County Dam, they made many friends there and it was their second home. Joyce spent many years as a waitress in Kenesaw and in Heartwell.
See the April 3rd Courier for full obituary