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February 3, 1932 – Saturday, January 8, 2011

Service Information
Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo
Thursday, January 13, 2011
1:00 P.M.

Visitation Information

Joyce M. Gilbert, age 78, of Buffalo passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.

She was born on February 3, 1932 in Buffalo Township, Wright County the daughter of Elmer & Hulda Eckgren Anderson.

Joyce M. Anderson and Robert A. Gilbert were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with two children Minda and Reid.

Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert engaged in farming in Rockford Township for many years.

She was a faithful member of The Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo.

Survived by husband of sixty years: Robert A. Gilbert; a daughter: Minda (Gary) Hill; a son, Reid (Terri) Gilbert; five grandchildren; a great grandchild; a brother & two sisters.

Preceded in death by her parents: Elmer & Hulda Anderson.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 12th from 4-8 pm, Peterson Chapel, Buffalo. Further visitation will be held on Thursday, January 13th one hour prior to services.

Funeral Services for Joyce Gilbert will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January13th at The Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo.

Casket Bearers will be Doug Bruska, Brent Marschel, Wade Marschel, Corey Flynn, Jason Smelter and Jerad Hahn.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. John and Nancy Lambrecht

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family, Bob. She will be missed.

  2. Nancy Henson Schroeder

    Gilbert Family,
    I can’t even imagine how hard this must be for all of you. It’s so hard to think of daily life without Joyce in it for all of you. An amazing woman, family to so many of us, hardworker and Christian are words I think of when I think of her.
    My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you all. Robert, I am sending you a huge hug and kiss.
    Still Missy to you 🙂

  3. Todd & Maggie Lundeen

    Gilbert family – I’m so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I have many fond memories of times with you all on the farm, hayrides after fall football games. I praise God for Joyce’s life and the way she and Martha always made us feel welcome. May God continue to comfort you all in the coming days.


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