Joyce Baer, age 70, of Canby, MN passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Full Gospel Assembly Church, Canby, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. The Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel of Canby is entrusted with the arrangements.
Joyce was born to June Coffman on May 25, 1949 in Great Falls, MT and was adopted on August 25, 1949 by Philip and Edna Jackley of Wolf Point, MT.
Joyce enjoyed her work with the Gary Interstate and being the secretary for Full Gospel Assembly. Her greatest joy in life was her family. Joyce Elaine Olson Baer was united with her Lord and Savior, Jesus on January 12, 2020 at the age of 70.
She is survived by her husband Michael Baer; three children: Dawn (Gary) Nelson, Marshall, MN, Tanya (Scott) Olsen, Lynd, MN and LuWayne Olson, Worthington, MN; seven grandchildren: Kendra (Christopher) Campbell, Redwood Falls, MN, Aaron Nelson, Marshall, MN, Jared Nelson, Marshall, MN, Christopher Larson, Marshall, MN, Timothy Larson, Marshall, MN, Sierra Olsen, Lynd, MN and Colton Olsen, Lynd, MN; her birth mother, June Legg, Great Falls, MT; three siblings: Jennifer (Jerry) Christenson, Minneota, MN, Michael Legg, Great Falls, MT and Jeff Legg, Great Falls, MN; sisters-in-law: Sharon Baer, Canby ,MN, Kathy (Doug) Van Staten, Sioux Falls, SD and Bonnie (Paul) Olson, Porter, MN; brother-in-law, Jerry Baer, Canby, MN; and nieces, nephews and many great friends.
Joyce was preceded in death by her adoptive parents, Philip and Edna Jackley; and grandson, Michael Scott Bickford.