SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. — Joyce (Budde) Bascombe, 93, passed away on December 20, 2019, in Shingle Springs, California.
Date for burial at Riverside Cemetary is pending.
She was born on a farm near Esmond, South Dakota on January 22, 1926. The family moved to Huron and later to St. Charles, Illinois where she graduated from high school.
One of Joyce’s first jobs was working for Oper-Radio (which later became DuKane Corporation) in St. Charles.
In 1946, she married George Budde and had daughter Cheryl.
In 1952, Joyce and Cheryl moved back to Huron where Joyce worked for the Bureau of Reclamation until she retired in 1978.
At that time, she moved to Shingle Springs to be close to her daughter and family and has lived in the same home until her death.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Bill) Shirley; grandchildren, Alex (Chance), Jordan (Tara) and Greg; great-grandchildren, Dakota (Alexis), Lena, Zachary, Clint, and Christian; and great-great grandson Bentley; sisters, Shirley (Roland), and Lois Jean (Carl); nephews, Lee, Michael, and Mark; and a niece, Jane; and their families.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Agnes Johnson; and a brother, Harlan Johnson.
Joyce will be buried in Huron alongside her parents and brother.