Joyce Raastad

December 19, 1939 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 80)


Joyce Raastad, age 80, of Madison, died Monday, November 16, 2020, in Littleton, CO. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday. November 28, 2020, at the Ellsworth Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

Joyce Elaine Mavis Raastad was born to John and Mae (Marsh) Christensen of Bryant, SD, on December 19, 1939. She attended school in Bryant, SD. After graduating, she married Arlie Raastad of Hazel, SD, in 1958. Together they had three daughters. 

Joyce enjoyed spending time with her husband and daughters. The family spent many summers on Lake Traverse at their cabin. Along with raising her 3 girls, she had many hobbies over the years. She sewed clothes for her daughters, grew beautiful flowers, collected antiques, and loved to find a bargain at an auction to sell at the Four Seasons Flea Market in downtown Madison.

She is survived by three daughters, Vickie (Albert) Sarcletti, Debra Wilde, and Pamela (Eric) Bjork; three grandchildren, Dylan Wilde, Taelor Wilde, and Aaron Sarcletti; one great-grandchild, Brodie; and one sister, Joyzella, and one brother, Eugene.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband Arlie in 2019.

Cards can be sent to the family at Vickie Sarcletti, 8115 W. Fremont Dr., Littleton, CO  80128

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Funeral Service
November 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Ellsworth Funeral Home and Cremation Options
321 N Egan Ave
Madison, SD 57042

Interment following funeral service
November 28, 2020

Graceland Cemetery, Madison

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