Joan Grace Myers
December 18, 1932 - May 9, 2020
A celebration of life will be held at a later date for Joan Grace Myers, 87, of Pukwana, SD.
Visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Pukwana Cemetery of Pukwana, SD, with graveside rites to follow at 2 p.m.
Joan Grace Myers died peacefully on May 9, 2020, at Sanford Care Center of Chamberlain, SD, after a battle with cancer.
Joan Grace Myers was born Dec. 18, 1932, at Oacoma, SD, to Theodore and Gladys (Millan) Weiland.
She was the oldest of six siblings.
Joan attended Chamberlain School.
Being a wife and mother was what Joan wanted most in her life so on Nov. 25, 1950, she married the love of her life, Iden (Buddy) Myers and in their 60 years of marriage had four children, 13 grandchildren, 20 great
grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
She spent her whole married life as a farmer’s wife on two different farms north of Pukwana, SD, until they moved into Pukwana, SD, in 1991.
She will be remembered for the deepest love of her family which was the highlight of her life whenever they were around. She loved having family at her house and the more, the better.
Joan always had time for bowling and cards, which were two of her favorite hobbies with a little bit of golf thrown in there, too.
Having the ladies come in every month for cards was something Joan enjoyed very much along with playing on Thursday nights and all the card games with her family.
Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Doug Myers and wife, Cathy of Pukwana, SD, Gary Myers of Pukwana, SD, Glenda Bohlmann of Menno, SD, and Cheryl Liddeke and Wade Greenwood of Mitchell, SD;
grandchildren, Yoni Myers, Kip Myers, Quentin Myers, Dustin Myers, Brandon Myers, Trent Myers, Cassie Frank, Yolanda Schultz, Chase Luikens, Trey Bohlmann, Shira Liddeke, Kyle Liddeke and Wes Liddeke;
20 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; a sister, Arlis Schreiber; a brother, Jim Weiland and wife, Mary; brothers-in-law, Lowell Myers and wife, Wilda and Wayne (Herbie) Myers; a sister-in-law, Alta
Mae Ramey and husband, Bob and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends who were also very important to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Iden (Buddy) Myers; her parents, Theodore and Gladys Weiland; sisters, Barbara Lane and Myrna Arnburg; a brother, Robert Weiland; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Sharping and
Darlene Myers and brothers-in-law, Don Schreiber, Raymond Sharping and Vince Arnburg.
Hickey Funeral Chapel of Chamberlain, SD, was in charge of arrangements.
The obituary may be seen at www.hickeyfuneralchapel.com.