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Information for Joyce Crowe Mell
15 April, 1932 26 January, 1991
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
30 January, 1991

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Joyce Mell

    Joyce Mell, 58, of Homedale, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 1991, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Dr. Frank Powell of Caldwell will officiate.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Joyce was born April 15, 1932, in Columbus, Mont., to Rex and Anna Wolfe Crowe.  She moved to Idaho at the age of 10.  After her schooling she started working and continued until 1985.  She worked at Albertson's for 13 years, later buying and operating Owyhee Cafe and Lounge in Marsing for four years and Max's Bar and Cafe in Homedale for five years.
    She married Tony Mell and they made their home in Homedale; a home that was always open to family and friends.
    Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Her family was the most important thing in her life.  She will be remembered with love by those she loved.
    She is survived by her husband, Tony; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Kent Stevenson of Nampa; a son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Tricia Richardson of Marsing; a stepdaughter and son-in-law, Janice and Milton Osgood of Middleton; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Tony and Sue Mell of Payette; seven granddaughters; a grandson; and a great-grandson.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and two grandsons.
    Friends may call until 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Her family suggests memorials be made to the Home Health Care Program of West Valley Medical Center, 1717 Arlington, Caldwell, Idaho 83605.

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