Joyce M. Kruschke

August 20, 1947 - July 12, 2020

08/20/1947 - 07/12/2020

Past Services

Tuesday July 21, 2020
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-4200 | Directions

Joyce M. Kruschke, 72, of Newport News answered her call to heaven on July 12, 2020. Joyce was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She was a volunteer at B.C. Charles Elementary school for over 10 years, a lifetime member of the Newport News Public School PTA, and an avid bowler. She was actively involved in the activities of her children and grandchildren. She was known for always having a smile on her face and helping others.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Robert Warchus, and son Joel Kruschke. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 48 years Douglas Kruschke, Daughter Dawn Kruschke Rumburg and husband Billy Rumburg II, daughter in law Cynthia Kruschke, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and numerous family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00pm. Services will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel 12893 Jefferson Ave. Newport News, VA 23608.
The service was live-streamed via ZOOM. You can CLICK HERE to see a recording of the service virtually using the ZOOM app.

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Sandra Holloway
2 years ago

I did not know Joyce long but I was loved her calm pleasant demeanor. She was a joy to bowl with. May God bless your family and bring you peace and comfort during this time of loss. I will miss seeing her on the lanes.

Edith A. Perrin
2 years ago

With heartfelt sympathy.

Maggie & Ski (Richard) Szahowski
2 years ago

Missing you at VA State Ladies Tournament. We had loads of fun with the MOM’s and Brats. Will miss you! Maggie & Ski (If you need your heavenly bowling ball cleaned, you know who to ask!)

Randy koster
2 years ago

Joyce, the cousin i always wanted to hang out with.

Belinda Hacke
2 years ago

Thoughts and Prayers

Belinda Hacke
2 years ago

You are a great lady. Heaven will shine brighter with you there. a You always had a smile on your face and Dawn next to you.
You will be missed by so many.
Heart felt condolences to your family and the many friends you made in your lifetime.
Don, Belinda, and Chloe

Anna Koster
2 years ago

Rest in peace, dear cousin. My condolences to Doug and to Doug and Joyce’s daughter, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Joyce has left behind many people who have love her; we will hold her in our hearts. She is joining son Joel. Peace be with all.

Linda koster Roessler
2 years ago

I’m so sorry about Joyce passing. Doug I’m so sorry to hear about Joyce I really don’t know what to say I thought she would come through I thought my prayers are with you and your family and all the grandkids great grandkids it’s just a sad thing she was way too young to pass by the way I if you don’t know who I amI’m Lou and Randall wait back up daughter

Chuck & Edna Woodard
2 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a friend to everyone she cane in contact with. One special lady who will be missed beyond time. I will cherish her friendship and the many times we visited while the grandchildren were bowling tournaments. Joyce you will be in our hearts forever.

Cheryl Fensom
2 years ago

I’m so sorry you had to leave us so soon. It was great knowing you. Please RIP.