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BROCK, Joyce
BROCK, Joyce Age 86. Devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, friend went home to be with her Savior Jesus Christ on May 8, 2013. Joyce was born on the family farm near Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, where she grew up and graduated high school in 1944. After high school, she attended Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for one year. In 1955, she moved to Victorville, California, where she met and married Chester Brock in 1960. Joyce has lived in Lancaster for 51 years, raising her children and grandchildren and serving in various Christian ministries including Child Evangelism Fellowship and Bible Memory Association. She greatly enjoyed reading and playing the piano, and she served as church pianist at Desert Highlands Baptist Church for many years. Joyce's passion was her family, on whom she poured out the grace and love of Christ daily. She is survived by her husband, Chester Brock, daughters Charlene (John) Bauer and Cheryl Luke, grandchildren Daniel Luke, Sharon Bauer, Nicole (Patrick) Bergin, Evan Bauer, Kristen Bauer, Calvin Bauer, great-grandson Conor Bergin, sisters Myra Olson and Virginia Bergman. She was preceded in death by sisters Clarice Gustafson and Dorothy Blomgren.Viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2013, at Halley Olsen Murphy, Lancaster. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Desert Highlands Baptist Church, 40021 11th St. W., Palmdale, CA 93551. Interment following service at Joshua Memorial Park.

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