Joy A. Sanger

May 12, 2020
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A private family graveside service will be held.


Burial in Waterloo Cemetery


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Joy A. Sanger, 88 of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at NewAldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls. 
She was born in Reelsville, Indiana on April 17, 1932, the daughter of Thomas and Ermal (Boyd) Mathews. 
Joy graduated from high school in Reelsville, Indiana.
She married Thomas Sanger on September 1, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona; he preceded her in death on December 21, 2001. 
Joy and Thomas co-owned an accounting firm where she worked as a secretary for 30 years until retiring in 2001. 
Joy enjoyed playing cards and other games, especially BINGO. She loved spending time with friends and family.
Survived by two daughters, Julie (Tom) Schrandt of Adel and Diane (Ray) Ronan of Cedar Falls; three grandchildren, Jaime Schrandt of Adel, Cody (Taylor) Ronan of Cedar Falls, and Courtney Ronan of Cedar Falls; a great-grandson, Levi Thomas Ronan; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Egloff of Brazil, Indiana.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas; two sisters, Joan Egloff and Marilyn Cobb; and a brother, William Mathews. 

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  1. Alice Janssen | May 17, 2020
    I was so sorry to read about Joy's passing.  I enjoyed seeing her when I would play for NewAldaya's Wed. afternoon Vesper services (or at other time also).  She would always have a smile for me and it was a "joyous" time of sharing bits of news with each other - about music, flowers, birds, family activities.   I will certainly miss seeing her when services resume! 
  2. Jerry and Sue Green | May 17, 2020
    Joy was one of our favorites when volunteering at NewAldaya.  She always had a big smile for us and was enthusiastic about being pushed to Hymn Sing and Sunday Chapel.  Joy showed a great interest in our lives and enjoyed hearing about our bicycle rides.  We will greatly miss her!

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