Joyce Steele Kennedy, 75, passed away August 12, 2012, in Mountain Grove, Missouri.
Joyce and her husband, Robert, had lived for 30 years in rural Rush City, Minn., before moving to the Ozarks in 1998.
Their son, Robert, grew up in the Rush City area.
While living in Rush City, Joyce was active in the Garden Club and the Friends of the Library.
She enjoyed creating and working on the library display window.
Joyce’s ashes will be scattered on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
The family suggests that memorials be given: 1) to the Joyce Kennedy Education Fund at Community Foundation of the Ozarks (PO 8960 Springfield, Mo, 65801) (www.cfozarks.org); or 2) for educational programming on the local radio station KZGM-KZ88.1 FM (1211 Ozark St. Cabool, MO 65689) (www.kz88.org).