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Joyce E. (Mills) Durst

Joyce E. (Mills) Durst

Formerly of Pequot Lakes

Joyce E. (Mills) Durst, 64, passed away Oct. 18, 2013, at Solora Hospital in Mission, Texas.

Joyce was a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School and served 14 years in the Minnesota National Guard. She loved playing golf when she was able to and despite her paralysis due to a previous stroke, she loved sewing for her local Auxiliary who donated items to charity.

She is survived by her daughters, Shelly Birchem and Kathy Toensing, and two grandchildren, Alexandra and Brady of Brainerd; sisters, Jeanyne (Bill) Alderson of Pine River, Carolyn (Ray) Cowan of Pequot Lakes, Beverly Sullivan of Brainerd; and brother David Mills of Pequot Lakes.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Evelyn Mills of Pequot Lakes.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.