Joyce E. Murtle
Joyce Murtle
Joyce E. Murtle

March 23, 1932 - August 25, 2021
Born in Lorimor, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, Iowa
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Joyce Murtle, 89, went to be with Jesus on August 25, 2021. A visitation will be held 10 - 12 pm Saturday August 28, 2021, at Iles Westover Chapel in Des Moines, Iowa. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Joyce Loy was born March 23, 1932, in Lorimor, Iowa, to Guy and Darlene (Hurley) Loy. She lived in Des Moines for 75 years.

She was married to Galen Murtle on July 8, 1950. They were blessed with two wonderful children.

She was a member of Heritage Assembly of God Church. She graduated from North High School in 1950 and Kingsway Bible College. She was a devout Christian and spent her time with the church. She also enjoyed gardening. Joyce was a loving mother and a wonderful wife.

She leaves behind her son, Scott Murtle of Cornelius, NC; son-in-law, Tom Neuman of Des Moines, IA; granddaughter, Kaylee (Dalton) (Murtle) Martz; grandsons, Cody (Mallory) Murtle and Clayton Murtle; and great grandson, Jarrod Wolcott and Cannon Murtle; sister, Jean (Don) Davis; and brother, Charles (Dolores) Loy. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Galen; parents; brother, Duane Loy; daughter, Deb Neuman; granddaughter, Kym Wolcott.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for a future memorial.




Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, August 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM