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Joyce L. Stebar

November 11, 1939 — August 31, 2010

Joyce L. Stebar age 70 of Belle Fourche, died Tuesday August 31, 2010 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital. Services will be 10am Saturday September 4th, 2010 at Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche with Rev. Gail Arnold officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 8am until the time of the service. Inurnment will be held 9am Tuesday in Black Hills National Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Belle Fourche Veterans Honor Guard. Joyce Lynne Wyburn was born November 11, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the daughter of Shirley and Helen (Weidmann) Wyburn. One of her favorite memories from her childhood was fishing with her father. She loved to go fishing with him. Joyce grew up in Cleveland along with her younger brother, James. Following her high school graduation, Joyce worked as a bank teller for a short time, before enlisting in the U.S. Navy where she trained and worked as a Hospital Corpsman at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Quantico, Virginia. She was honorably discharged in 1963. On June 22, 1963 she was united in marriage to George Stebar. To this union three children were born: Lawrence, Kristen, and Timothy. Following their marriage they lived in Laramie Wyoming where Joyce worked hard raising her children while taking care of other’s children for needed income while George attended Pharmacy school. Joyce also worked as a life guard during that time. In 1979 the family moved to Chinook Montana where Joyce worked in the pharmacy. She later worked as a Jailer at the county sheriff’s office in Chinook, and later as a dispatcher. She had many life-long friends who live in Chinook, all of whom meant the world to her. In 2001 Joyce moved to Belle Fourche, SD to be closer to her family. She retired in 2008. Joyce enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens very much, and she had quite the “green thumb”. She also had a great love for animals and music. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and grandkids. She loved them very much. Joyce also was passionate about reading books. She spent much time at the Belle Fourche library, checking out books and volunteering her help when needed. She enjoyed watching Jeopardy on television every night. Joyce cared greatly for other people also, and gave a lot of herself to help out the neighbors in her apartment building. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Kristen (Mike) Thiel of Belle Fourche; sons, Timothy Stebar of Billings MT, Lawrence Stebar of Fort Collins, Colorado; brother, Jim (Denise) Wyburn of Dayton, OH; and 5 grandchildren, Kimberly Morth, Casey and Rebecca Thiel, and Tyler and Devin Stebar. May God Bless You and Keep You Safe and Sound! We Love and Miss You So Much!
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