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Althaus, Joyce A.

Althaus, Joyce A.

June 8, 1932 — November 7, 2022

Joyce Alene Althaus, 90, passed away November 7, 2022 at her son Rick Althaus' home in Lee's Summit. She died peacefully with members of her family by her side following a stroke.

Joyce was born June 8, 1932 in Clinton, Missouri, where her father Curt Kytle owned the Cozart Hotel. She was the only child of Marie Kytle, and grew up in Clinton before moving to Kansas City. She loved her family, friends, sports events, her many pet dogs and life itself. She married Kenneth Althaus on December 21, 1952.

Joyce is survived by her sons, Bill, Rick and Bret, their wives Stacy, Cathy and Jill and seven grandchildren - Rachel, Jenny, Jaxon, Lexi, Jordan, Zach and Sean; and four great grandchildren, Reagan, Maverick, Rhett and Ryland. Her husband Kenny Althaus, passed away April 6, 1999, in Odessa, Missouri.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday, November 14, followed immediately by the funeral at noon, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Green Lawn Cemetery. There will be a reception for family members following the service.

In lieu of flowers donations are asked to be sent to the Community Services League, the KC Pet Project and Independence Animal Shelter.

Service Information

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday, November 14, followed immediately by the funeral at noon, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Green Lawn Cemetery. There will be a reception for family members following the service.

In lieu of flowers donations are asked to be sent to the Community Services League, the KC Pet Project and Independence Animal Shelter.

Althaus, Joyce A.'s Guestbook

She was such a great light and loved life. Bill, you were such great son to her. Calling her once or twice a day, taking her to the Maverick games and making her feel loved. Your blessings will be counted and she will be one of your angels, looking over you. God Bless you and your family. Barb and Steve

Barb Thompson

I am sorry for your loss Bill. May fond memories comfort you now.

Judy Meyer

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mike and Rena Espinosa

We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great woman. Love and hugs.

Jane and Al Boeck

Very sorry for your loss. Your mother was a great and wonderful woman. God bless her and all of your family. ❤️❤️🙏🙏

Randy Bretag

Hang tight to all the great memories! Lots of love & laughter! Hugs & prayers for your sweet family!

Renae Fanara

Bubbles, I never got to meet you in-person but I absolutely loved seeing Jenny's photos and interactions with you. You are an instrumental part of her life, and I know you are watching over Baby Burns. You are a wonderful woman and I'm so glad this world is blessed with your life. Your legacy will live on. Jenny, so sorry for your loss tremendous loss. My soul sits quietly with your soul, no words needed. Just know that I love you dearly. Ellie G.

Ellie Garrison

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