Joyce Bengtson

May 28, 1923 ~ May 8, 2022 (age 98)


Joyce was born on May 28, 1923 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota to John and Gladys Leland. Born on a farm she was raised in a rural setting during the Great Depression. In 1942 she married Lyle Holcomb while he was in training to become a medic in the army. She worked in the war effort making uniforms for the U.S. Army.

After the war they resided in Minnesota, eventually moving to Concord, California. There they raised their five children.

Joyce loved to travel and was a creative artist who enjoyed painting. Many photos of her doting on numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren illustrated another of her interests. In 1997 she married Aaron Bengtson. They traveled and split their time between Concord and Detroit Lakes.

Joyce is survived by her brother Don and sister Lois. She is also survived by children Gary Holcomb (Nancy), DeLayne Capshaw (Bill), Kathy Darrow (Scott) and Myra Holcomb. Predeceasing her were her parents, husbands, brother Curtis Leland and daughter Kristi Gates.

Joyce lived a long and active life and will be greatly missed by her loving family.

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Memorial Service
May 27, 2022

3:00 PM
Oakmont Memorial Park
2099 Reliez Valley Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

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