PATON – Joyce B. Nahnsen, age 85, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday March 5, 2014 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Farnhamville, with Pastor Chadric Dietrich and Robert Zellmer officiating. Burial will be in the Dawson Township Cemetery, Paton. Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly (Doyle) Gillis of Grimes and Joann (Mike) Wilson of Beaufort, SC; son Gary (Denise) Nahnsen of Urbandale; seven grandchildren, Diane (Scott), Mac, Anthony, Sean (Ashley), C.J. (Leevon), Anna, and Alex; three great grandchildren, Keegan, Kara, and Emma; brothers, Marvin Coon of Farnhamville, Lyle Coon of Lohrville and Harold Coon of Lohrville. Preceding her in death is her husband Oscar Nahnsen, parents Lloyd Coon, Bertha Coon, and Luella Coon.

Joyce Beverly Coon was born on Janauary 1, 1929 at Lohrville and graduated from Lohrville High School in 1947. She was employed for the Lohrville Bank. Joyce was united in marriage with Oscar Nahnsen on February 18, 1951 in Farnhamville. They farmed all their lives in the Paton area. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid. Joyce enjoyed COKE days at the Iowa State Fair and water parks with her grandchildren. She loved the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Memorials may be left at the family’s discretion.