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Joyce R. Russell

December 13, 1926 — July 4, 2021

Joyce Ruby Enervold was born December 13, 1926, in Stirum, ND, to B.B. and Mary (Olson) Enervold. Joyce grew up and was educated near Stirum.

Joyce worked in restaurants in both Oakes, ND, and Fargo, ND. She was united in marriage to William F. Russell Jr., on September 11, 1949, in Forman, ND. They made their home in Fargo and moved to Moorhead, MN, in 1956. William passed away May 1, 2005.

Joyce moved to Bemidji, MN, in 2013, to be close to her daughter. She passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, in Tamarack Assisted Living, Bemidji, at ninety-four years of age.

Her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren were her greatest joy. She was a longtime member of The Lutheran Church of Christ the King, Moorhead.

Joyce is survived by her four children, Gary (Sue) Russell, Williamston, NC, Peggy (Steve) Reznicek, Bemidji, Mike (Elaine) Russell, Moorhead, and Dan (Rhonda) Russell, Knoxville, IA; 9 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice (Cal) Peterson, Moorhead, MN; and brother, Donald (Jan) Enervold, Moorhead.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, parents, one brother, and three sisters.

Visitation for Joyce will begin at 12 PM, with a funeral at 1 PM, Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.



Cemetery Details Sunset Memorial Gardens 1715 52nd Ave. S.
Fargo, ND 58104

Visitation

JUL 10. 12:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Funeral

JUL 10. 1:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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