of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Sunset Manor in Irene, South Dakota at the age of 78
Joy Lee Louder was born January 14, 1942, in Pierre, South Dakota, the daughter of Harold and Anna (Marshall) Louder. She grew up north of Draper and attended rural schools in the area. Joy graduated from Murdo High School in 1960 then stayed at home until the age of twenty-one when she entered the Black Hills Workshop.
Joy was united in marriage to an army soldier named Carl Carlson in 1971. They made their home in Rapid City most of their lives.
She always had a battle with her weight and took pride in losing weight. Joy earned many medals over the years from the TOPS Club.
Survivors include one brother Nelva (Janet) Louder of Rapid City; a sister-in-law Linda Louder of Elk River, Minnesota; a brother-in-law Marvin Buxcel of Pierre; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Joy is preceded in death by her husband Carl on May 10, 2014; her parents; two sisters Elsa Buxcel and Deanna Byrd; two brothers Dwight Louder and Warren Louder; brother-in-law Larry Byrd; and sister-in-law Dorothy Louder.
Private family interment will take place at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis with Dr. Bill Meirose officiating.
PRIVATE FAMILY INTERMENT
Black Hills National Cemetery
Sturgis, South Dakota
Dr. Bill Meirose