Joan Kathryn Syse
Joan Kathryn Syse, 95, Northwood, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Lutheran Retirement Home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 26, at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home, Albert Lea, Minn. Fr. Kurt Farrell will officiate. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Minn. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Joan Kathryn Syse was born Aug. 11, 1925, to Joseph and Rose (Egland) Mcguire.
Joan lived on the family farm just north of Emmons, Minn., her entire life. Along with helping her parents on the farm, Joan worked at the Fleetguard Cummins plant in Lake Mills for many years. It was while working at the Fleetguard plant that Joan met Milton Syse and they were married May 15, 1971.
Joan is survived by nieces: Petra (Greg) Grove and Susan (Glen) Freetly and numerous relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Syse; her parents; brother, Joseph R. McGuire; and sister-in-law, Brigitte McGuire.