Joy Deighton Obituary

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Mrs. Joy A. Deighton

August 5, 1915 - February 10, 2011
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Joy Amalie Deighton Aug. 5, 1918 – Feb. 10, 2011 Joy Amalie Deighton passed away on February 10, 2011 at age 93. She was born in Rosetown, Saskatoon, Canada on August 5, 1918 to Joseph and Josephine Suchy who moved from Kansas to homestead in Canada in the early 1900s. While in Canada, Joy and five sisters were born before the family returned to Kansas. Joy graduated from Great Bend (Kansas) High School in 1936 with honors. While at Great Bend High, Joy was an active member of the school symphony band, marching band, and drama club. She is preceded in death by her parents, her five sisters, and her husband of 52 years, Verne W....
Joy Amalie Deighton
Aug. 5, 1918 – Feb. 10, 2011

Joy Amalie Deighton passed away on February 10, 2011 at age 93. She was born in Rosetown, Saskatoon, Canada on August 5, 1918 to Joseph and Josephine Suchy who moved from Kansas to homestead in Canada in the early 1900s. While in Canada, Joy and five sisters were born before the family returned to Kansas. Joy graduated from Great Bend (Kansas) High School in 1936 with honors. While at Great Bend High, Joy was an active member of the school symphony band, marching band, and drama club. She is preceded in death by her parents, her five sisters, and her husband of 52 years, Verne W. Deighton, who passed in 1988. Verne and Joy moved to Colorado Springs in 1950. They were members of St. Paul's Catholic Church where Joy was a charter member of the St Paul's choir and a member of the Altar Society. She also sang with the Sweet Adeline's for a number of years.

She is survived by twin sons Darryl and Duane Deighton of Colorado Springs and daughter Mardee Kaus of Houston; nine grandchildren: Kenneth Minnick, James Minnick II, David Deighton, John Deighton, Darryl Deighton, Jr., Samuel Deighton, Belinda Deighton Abney, Ashley McCown and Colin McCown, and eleven great-grandchildren.

Interment will be at Memorial Gardens in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, February 16th. Viewing is at 9:00 am and the burial service follows at 10:00 am.

Please visit www.memorialgardensfuneralhome.com for more information.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home, Colorado Springs, CO.

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