THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joyce A. Scott
Issue Date: January 23, 2019
Joyce A. (Gates) Scott, 96, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at Cumberland Care and Rehab in Cumberland.
Born Sept. 19, 1922, to the late Joseph and Esther Gates in Livingston, she graduated from Livingston High School and attended UW-Platteville twice, earning her second degree in 1973. She married William Scott April 4, 1942 and they farmed together in Southwest Wisconsin for many years. He preceded her in death in 1986.
She is survived by four children, Judy Brausen, Jerry (Ginny) Scott, Allen Scott and Robert (Nook) Scott; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and her husband, William, she was preceded in death by three siblings Daren, George and Betty and a special friend, Howard Johnson.
Visitation will take place at O'Connell Benedict Family Funeral Home, 225 South 3rd St., River Falls, Wi., Monday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11a.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in River Falls.