The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

May 5, 2014

Joyce Hermanstorfer

OTTUMWA — Joyce Ann McMillin Hermanstorfer, 71, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 2 p.m. May 2, 2014.

She was born March 14, 1943, in Ottumwa to Ed S. and Hazelle M. Vest McMillin. She married Henry “Joe” Hermanstorfer on October 26, 1961.

A 1960 graduate of Ottumwa High School, she had worked for Northwestern Bell, AT&T, Kelly Services and Pearson NCS.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

She had a strong heart. She was involved with Alliance for retired people, CWA, IBEW, ARA, Hawkeye Labor Council, the Democratic Party and Special Olympics.

Surviving are her husband; a son, Todd (Bonita) Hermanstorfer; a daughter, Teri (Ross); three grandchildren; three brothers, Robert (Sandra) McMillin of Sun City, Ariz., and David McMillin and Michael (Joan) McMillin, both of Ottumwa; two sisters, Carol McMillin and Cheryl (Tom) Sowle of Ottumwa.

She is preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Paul McMillin.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Sunderland officiating. Burial will be in Agency Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established to the University of Iowa Research for Women’s Health.

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