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Joyce M. Birk

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 3:24 p.m. CDT

Joyce M. Birk, 83, Crawfordsville, Ind., Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Health, Crawfordsville.

She was born March 25, 1931 in Cambridge, Wis., to Edmund and Luella (Shoemaker) Bergholz.

She graduated from Cambridge High School.

She married Herk Birk and was a homemaker whose memberships included the Women’s Club of Oregon, Ill., American Legion Auxiliary and the Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her husband, Herb, Crawfordsville, Ind.; her children, Jeff (Debbie) Birk, Crawfordsville, Greg (Carroll) Birk, Switzerland, and Vicki (Don) Horneck, Irrigon, Ore.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oregon, Ill.

A private burial will follow on Sunday, March 2 at Lake Ripley Cemetery, Cambridge, Wis.

Online condolences may be left at www.huntandson.com.

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