Private graveside services for Joyce Stukenholtz, 82, of Kimberly, Idaho, were held at Sunset Memorial Park in Twin Falls, Idaho, on April 5, 2018. She died Tuesday, April 3, in Twin Falls.
Joyce Elaine (Goering) Stukenholtz was born Jan. 6, 1936, the daughter of Alvin E. and Esther S. (Bohling) Goering on the family farm near Johnson, Nebr.
She received her education at Cherry Grove—District 69 country school and Brock Public Schools, graduating in 1954. She was a graduate of the Lincoln School of Commerce and completed her education at the University of Nebraska.
She was employed as the personal secretary for the owner of Yankee Hill Brick Company in Lincoln.
She was united in marriage to Dale D. Stukenholtz, formerly of Nebraska City, at the Zion United Methodist Church of Christ in Talmage, Nebr., on June 3, 1956. The couple moved to Columbus, Ohio, and Salt Lake City, Utah, before establishing their business in Twin Falls in 1970. She was instrumental in the formation and operation of the business: Stukenholtz Laboratory and Consulting. She possessed a special business sense for managing the daily operations of the laboratory.
She loved her children and grandchildren and the many Thanksgiving trips to Las Vegas with their family.
She is survived by her children Jane Stukenholtz Drown (Matthew) of Eagle, Idaho; Paul Stukenholtz (Gwen) of Kimberly, Idaho; Barbie Stukenholtz Holt (James) of Kimberly, Idaho; 14 grandchildren,  four great-grandchildren;  a sister Carol Baker (Gary) of Norfolk, Nebr.; and a brother Kenneth Goering (Judy) of Auburn, Nebr.; and brother-in-law, Boyd Wakelin (Ruth Ann) of Brock, Nebr.; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, Dale; a daughter, Amy Stukenholtz; twin grandsons, Zachary and Alexander Holt; her parents; a sister,  Marlene Wakelin;  and brothers-in-law and spouses, George and Deloris Stukenholtz; and Stanley and Jean Stukenholtz.