Joyce Nielsen, age 79, of Lake Benton, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at the Pipestone County Hospice House in Pipestone.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Grace Lutheran Church in Lake Benton with a Prayer Service being held at 6:00 PM at church.  Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 3, 2023 at 10:30 AM at Grace Lutheran Church in Lake Benton.  Inurnment will be in the Ruthton City Cemetery in Ruthton, Minnesota.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hartquist Funeral Home – Lake Benton Chapel.