Joyce L. Lass, beloved and cherished wife of Edward, daughter to Julius Eisenman and Eva (Torstensen) Eisenman Whalen and mother to Bonnie (Arthur) Palmer, Elcho, WI and Victoria (Douglas) Holmes, Fresco, CA entered into Paradise on December 7, 2006 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center in Antigo. Joyce had four grandchildren, Christine (William) Wolski, Scott Palmer, Timothy (Janee) Tietjen, Tara Toby, 16 great grandchildren and two brothers, Allen (June) Eisenman, Post Lake, Harold (Beverly) Eisenman, Wausau. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward John, her mother and father Julius Eisenman and Eva (Torstensen) Eisenman Whalen, step-father John J. Whalen, her brother Edward (Helene) Eisenman and sisters Irene Jolin and Carol Boomer.
Edward and Joyce were joined in marriage February 28, 1938, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rhinelander.
She was born August 16, 1921, in Jennings, Wisconsin. Joyce attended the Post Lake Grade School in Post Lake, Wisconsin and received her GED from Elcho High School. She received her education in the school of cosmetology from both Chicago, Illinois and Wausau, Wisconsin. She owned Joyce's Beauty Shop in Chicago, Illinois and she owned and operated Trim-ette House of Beauty in Rhinelander, Wisconsin and Lass'N Lad in Elcho, Wisconsin.
Joyce was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Antigo and belonged to the Relief Society Organization. Joyce enjoyed her calling as a nursery leader for the young children of the Antigo Branch of the church. She was an avid reader and her artistic ability she shared with her family.
Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Monday with funeral services at 11:00 AM all at the Bradley Funeral Home, Hwy 45, Antigo, WI. Branch President, Brian Raddant will officiate. Burial will be next to her husband Edward at the Forest Home Cemetery in Jennings, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society.
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