Joyce M. Vojtisek

     Joyce M. Vojtisek, age 85, of Kenosha passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Hospice Alliance Hospice House with her family by her side. Joyce was born on May 17, 1935 in Lacrosse, WI to Raymond and Agnes (Hundt) Arenz and she attended school in Lacrosse. Joyce married Vernon Ekern in 1955 in Lacrosse and he preceded in death in 1995. She married Eugene Vojtisek in 1998 in Las Vegas, NV and he preceded her in death in 2010. Joyce worked for over 12 years with the Transition House. She was a member of the Kenosha Car Club and the Kenosha Moose Lodge #286. Joyce enjoyed softball games, festivals, dancing, gardening and crafting. Her greatest joy was her love of children especially the time she spent with her grandkids.

 She was also preceded in death by, her parents; her son, Mark Ekern and four siblings.       Joyce is survived by, seven children, Glen Ekern, LaVonne Soto, Sharon (Bill) Buege, Charlene (Jon) Feczko, Ellen (David) Paielli, Donna (Robert) Thrams and Gail Ekern; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; seven siblings as well as many other family and friends.

    Funeral services for Joyce will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Journey Church (10700 – 75th Street). A visitation with the family will be held at the church on Thursday from 3:30 P.M. until the time of service. A private family burial will take place at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

The family requests that no flowers be sent for the service. Memorials can be made to the family.


  1. So many fond memories over a span of 40 years with this lovely lady. So sorry for the families loss she will definitely be missed and always in my heart. Rest In Peace.

  2. Condolences to the family. Until we meet again beautiful cuz.

  3. My thoughts & prayers are with you.

  4. My prayers and condolences to family and friends.
    She was always happy and smiling whenever I would see her. She always made sure to say hi to me when she ran into me no matter where we were. R.I.P, I will miss seeing her sitting on her steps of her house everytime I went to uptown restaurant and parked in the rear lot.


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