Joyce Eichten, age 68, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Celebration of life will be on Monday, August 29, 2022, from 4:00-7:00 P.M. and Tuesday, August 30, 2022, from 9:30-10:30 at Dobratz Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 10:30 A.M. at Dobratz Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson with interment at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Cemetery in Millerville, Minnesota.
Joyce Eichten was born on May 2, 1954, in Cheverly, Maryland. She was the daughter of Cleates and Alice (Supple) Woitas. She received her education in Minnesota Lake, Minnesota, and was a graduate of the Minnesota Lake High School Class of 1972.
On August 17, 1985, Joyce was united in marriage to Bradley “Brad” Eichten in Mounds View, Minnesota. Joyce and Brad made their home in Hutchinson, Minnesota where they shared 37 years of marriage. Joyce was blessed with six children, Jamie, Kate, Tim, Kellan, Ben, and Braden
Joyce was a flight attendant for Republic Airlines until she moved on to Northwest Airlines where she retired in 2010.
Joyce enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking, making pickled vegetables, spending time at Lake Aaron in Millerville, fishing, and making her home smell immaculate by burning candles. Her favorite time of the year was when football started in the fall. Joyce would spend every Sunday watching football. She especially enjoyed spending time with her friends, family, two Shih Tzu’s, Ragnar and Luna, and going to her grandchildren’s events.
Blessed be her memory.
Joyce is survived by her:
Husband, Brad Eichten of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Jamie Frisbie and his wife, Laura of Chanhassen, MN,
Kate Travis and her husband, John of Hutchinson, MN,
Tim Frisbie and his wife, Becky of Chanhassen, MN,
Kellan Eichten of Hutchinson, MN,
Ben Eichten and his wife, Steph of Hutchinson, MN,
Braden Eichten of McGregor, MN;
Grandchildren, Tristen, Ev, Bryson, Joslyn, Kinsley, Maverick, Brinley, and Theodore;
Mother, Alice Woitas of Minnesota Lake, MN.
Many other relatives and friends.
Joyce is preceded in death by her Father, Cleates Woitas; Brother, Bob Woitas.
Donna (Vasek) Ondracek says
My sympathies to all of you.
Tom Staloch says
Sorry to hear of your loss. She was a beautiful soul in on class. I’m sure her spirit lives on Thu her family. Rest In Peace
Sylvia BunkeB says
My sympathy to you and your family. And the brothers, in law and sisters, in law of Joyce.
Ann Zivkovich says
My deepest sympathies!! I am so sorry for your loss!!!
Kathleen Homa says
I am so sorry. We remember Joyce from St A’s as a great mom and always willing to help. Praying for love and peace.
Jan Johnson says
Brad and family,so sorry to hear about Joyce. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Julie & Rick Molitor says
Sending our deepest sympathy for your loss.
Janice, Joe, Christopher Heintz says
Love to the family. Loss for words.
Mike Bacon says
So sorry for your Loss Brad.
Kim and Charlie Schimmelpfennig says
So sorry for your loss.
Nicole Schroeder says
I love you all. Joyce is the kind of mother I hope to be for my boys. She was so kind to me. I love you Braden and Ben.
Colleen Menze says
Brad and family, so very sorry to hear about Joyce. Praying for all of you during this sad and difficult time.
Dawn and Tim Halverson says
Brad and family, we are so very sorry for your loss.
Our deepest sympathies to you all.
Pat Kalis says
My deepest sympathies sent to everyone in your family. Prayers sent your way.
Bob and Mary Vieyra says
Brad and family, so sorry to hear about Joyce. We have fun memories of living next to you on Grove St. Joyce was always fun to be around and talk to. She was such a nice lady. So sad her life was cut short. We are sending prayers and hugs your way. — God Bless, Bob and Mary Vieyra
Judy Feltmann says
Brad and family sorry for your loss of Joyce. Sending prayers to you all during this difficult time. God bless you all.
Bev Stenzel Johnson says
My thoughts &prayers are with you all.
Many memories of growing up in Minnesota Lake.
Estella Woitas says
Brad and family,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. My love goes out to all of you in this time of mourning. My found memories of Joyce will live on every time I am making her pickle recipe. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed.
Love and hugs,
Estella and family!
Gordy Wendinger says
Brad & family, sending my sympathy at this difficult time. Thinking of you.
Jan Werner says
Brad and Family, Sorry for the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother.
Hugs to all of you.
Angeline Dolezal says
So sorry for your loss! My deepest sympathy to the family. I have never forgotten our trip to Vegas, had such a great time!!
Terri Davis says
We grew up together in Minnesota Lake.
The Woitas Family Are All Lovely.
From The Greenwald Family We Send Our Thoughts Prayers and Love To Yours.
Sharon Nohner says
I’m so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I always enjoyed her upbeat personality and she was so caring…hugs to your family, Brad.
Patty Mackedanz says
So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to you all.
Brad and family,
Just heard that Joyce passed away. You have my sympathy. You are in my prayers. I know how difficult this time will be. Hugs and prayers
Donna and Dave Telecky says
Brad and family, so sorry, sincere thoughts and prayers.
Julie Reginek (Peterson) says
Brad and Family,
Thinking of you and sending prayers during this difficult time.
Pam Luedtke says
Sorry to hear about Joyce,take care !
I miss you mom
Lori Loomis says
Brad and family,
We were so sad to hear of Joyce’s passing. Too young and a beautiful soul to leave this world so early. Peace and prayers to all of you.
Mike and Lori Loomis