BACKUS -- Joyce Lees, 70, Backus, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001, at home.
She was born July 1, 1931, in Minneapolis to Haakan and Ruth Peterson.
Survivors include her husband, Bernie; a son, Bruce, Edina; two daughters, Sandra Niosi, Mansfield, Texas, and Kimberley Pfaff, Pasadena, Texas; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Shirley Peterson, Bedford, Texas.
Her brother, Robert Peterson, died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Backus with Pastor Norman Sincebaugh officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Backus. Memorials are preferred to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Wish List.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Kline Funeral Home in Pine River and an hour before services Saturday at the church.
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