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Joyce Heinz-Strecker
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Joyce Heinz-Strecker 1952-2016

Joyce M. Heinz-Strecker, 64, died Nov. 2, 2016, at her home in Great Bend. Born March 23, 1952, at Dodge City, she was the daughter of Robert E. and Esther (Rohlman) Heinz. On May 6, 1989, she married Dennis Strecker Jr. at Garden City. A Great Bend resident since 1989, coming from Garden City, she worked in customer service at Dillons for 22 years.
Mrs. Heinz-Strecker was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Altar Society, in Great Bend.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis Strecker Jr., of the home; one sister, Patty Oborny of Heizer; and two brothers, Robert J. Heinz and his wife JoAnn of Pottsboro, Texas, and Edwin Paul Heinz and his wife Angie of Garden City; and father-in-law, Dennis Strecker Sr. of Great Bend.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Great Bend, with Father Don Bedore celebrating. Inurnment will be in Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Altar Society Rosary will be at 4 p.m. and Vigil Service will be at 7 p.m. on Monday at Bryant Funeral Home. Friends may sign the register from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials have been established with Golden Belt Humane Society, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 4, 2016