Joyce Cartier

Joyce Cartier

February 6, 1931 – December 4, 2016 (age 85)

On December 4, 2016 Mrs. Joyce Cartier passed away peacefully in Ponoka at the age of 85 years. Joyce was born on February 6, 1931 in Drumheller, the first of three children born to Bert and Ann Dyvig. Joyce married Emile Cartier on November 16, 1948 in Winfield. Joyce lived her life in the areas of Winfield, Lacombe and Ponoka. She enjoyed baking, gardening and working in the yard, camping, ice fishing, and spending time with family and friends. Joyce will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her son Larry (Fran) Cartier of Westerose, granddaughter Christiane Karsten (Steve Flowers) and great-grandchildren Jonah and Jesse Karsten, granddaughter Carolyn (Tim) Munstermann and great-grandchildren Phoenix and Nova; her son Dale (Brenda) Cartier of Leduc, grandson Derek (Tammy) Cartier and great-grandchildren Kjel and Kate, granddaughter Richelle (Murray) Klak and great-grandchildren Trey, Peyton and Averi; her son Randy Cartier of Leduc County, grandchildren Brittany and Brandon; her daughter Cheryl (Scott) Grant of Ponoka and grandchildren Nicholas and Makena; her daughter Shelley (Shane) Archibald of Ponoka and granddaughters Courtney and Ceyana; her brother Del (Vivian) Dyvig of Red Deer; her in-laws Agnes Abbott, Phyllis Kluczny, Shirley (Donny) Laczo, and Enid Cartier; as well as many other relatives and friends. Joyce was predeceased by her husband Emile Cartier; her son Lyle Cartier; her daughter-in-law Pat Cartier; her parents Bert and Ann Dyvig; her sister Joan & her husband Leo Cartier; her father/mother-in-law Art and Mary Cartier, brothers/sisters-in-law Alfred & Clarice Cartier, Tom & Helen Cartier, Wilfred Cartier, Dan Cartier, Edward Abbott and Walter Kluczny; and nieces Yvonne Rhinne, Dianne Hengel and Lorraine Stein. A Service to Celebrate Joyce’s Life was held at the Ponoka Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Memorial Donations are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Diabetes Association, or any charity of your choice. To express condolences to Joyce’s family, please visit

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