Joyce Carda

Joyce Carda, age 76, of Yankton, South Dakota, died on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 AM, on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton with Reverend Larry Regynski officiating.  The service will be live streamed at and Joyce’s obituary page can be found at  Inurnment will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Yankton.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, on Wednesday, September 9 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a rosary and video tribute at 7:00 PM.

Pallbearers are her grandchildren: Nick Carda, Austin Ingalls, Blake (Rachel), Tyler (Hannah), Chase, and Garrett Carda, Syndey Ingalls, Miles, Jack, and Piper Carda.

Joyce was born September 26, 1943 in Wagner, South Dakota to James and Carrie (Klufa) Krcil.  She graduated from Wagner High School in 1961 and then attended cosmetology school.  On August 24, 1963, Joyce married Terrence Carda.  After their marriage, they lived in Wakonda for two years and Joyce operated a beauty salon.  Then they moved to Yankton and Joyce worked as a nurse’s aide at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, then managed Dairy Queen for around five years, and finally worked for Yankton Medical Clinic as a receptionist.  Joyce retired from the Yankton Medical Clinic after many years of service.  Joyce was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she served on the funeral committee, EME, and took communion to the homebound.  She loved her Saturday morning prayer group.  Joyce was also a volunteer at the Banquet for many years.  She enjoyed playing cards and especially enjoyed her Bridge Clubs.  Joyce enjoyed golfing but most of all, she loved her family and spending time with them.  She will be deeply missed.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Terry Carda of Yankton; four children: Kevin (Vonnie) Carda of Yankton, Brian (Diane) Carda of Yankton, Brett Carda of Sioux Falls, and Kimberly (Scott) Hoffer of  Sioux Falls; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two sisters: Marlene (Bill) Schramm of Yankton and Delores Krcil of Yankton; and several nieces and nephews.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Krcil.




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16 response to "Joyce Carda"

  1. By: william fleege Posted: September 9, 2020

    sorry for your loss,peace
    be with you and family ,my friend

  2. By: Bonnie Bradshaw (Slaba and Hohenthaner) Posted: September 9, 2020

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I knew Joyce to be so full of life and vibrant!! God be with all of you!! Hugs and prayers to all.😙😙😙

  3. By: Heather Carda Posted: September 9, 2020

    Thoughts and prayers, and God bless your family.

  4. By: Nancy Otter Price Posted: September 9, 2020

    So sorry for your loss Terry and family

  5. By: Jim and Bernie Hill Posted: September 9, 2020

    Joyce was such a wonderful person to know and be related to – she always had a kind word and her smile was contagious – she will be missed by many – she loved her family dearly – rest in peace dear lady –

  6. By: Jerry Novotny Posted: September 9, 2020

    I was sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. Please accept my sympathies.

  7. By: Cindy & Pat Krcil Posted: September 9, 2020

    Sincerely sorry for your loss. Joyce was Such a lovely lady, always enjoyed visiting with her. Your all in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

  8. By: Ann Otte Posted: September 9, 2020

    Terry and family, Want to let you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. By: Jane and Max Hawk Posted: September 9, 2020

    We offer our condolences, to all of Joyce’s family.
    May the special memories created together continue to be shared.
    Jane and Max Hawk

  10. By: Leo and Carol Kopetsky and Family Posted: September 10, 2020

    We are so sorry about your loss of Joyce. We are thinking about you and praying for you..

  11. By: Dale, Denise & Royce Reisner Posted: September 10, 2020

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

  12. By: Nancy Tesdall Posted: September 10, 2020

    Prayers of peace and strength to the Carda family.

  13. By: Sheri (Hora) Gause Posted: September 10, 2020

    My thoughts and prayers to your family!

  14. By: Susan Goeken Posted: September 11, 2020

    Our Sympathy to you and your family. Sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with Joyce at the Yankton Medical Clinic, she was a lot of fun to work with. May she rest in peace and all the good memories shine to brighten your day. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  15. By: Bud merkwan Posted: September 12, 2020

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Gary

  16. By: Donna Wenzlaff Posted: September 14, 2020

    I had was privileged to work with Joyce at the clinic. She was a pleasant, dedicated co worker/friend with a ready smile and contagious laughter. My sincere sympathy to her family.

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