Patricia “Joyce” (Ralph) Techau, age 86, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 12:33 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2022, at River Pointe Health Campus.
Joyce was born February 17, 1936, in Louisville, KY, to Emmanuel and Myrtle (Pinkston) Ralph. She graduated from Central High School. Joyce served as Housemother for ADP Sorority for the University of Kentucky for 9 years. She was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed being a homemaker, and loved to dance at the Eagles Club.
Joyce is survived by her daughters, Lynn Hipsher of Mount Carmel, IL; Lee Ann Boyles of Evansville, IN; Kim Howlett (John Rapp) of Boonville, IN; sons, Chuck Bullock of Evansville, IN, and Van Bullock of Evansville, IN; sister, Kay Daniels (Roger) of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Chad Tucker (Joetta), Shannon Charette (Rob), Audra Keepes (Zach), Kenneth Boyles (Christina), Danny Boyles (Jennifer), Andrew Boyles, Adrian Boyles (Amber), Aaron Howlett (Sarah), and Beau Howlett; 10 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and 2 nephews.
Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Emmanuel and Myrtle Ralph; loving husband of 12 years, Kenneth Techau, who passed away in 2014; and son-in-law, Kenneth Boyles, who passed away in 2013.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Lynn Hipsher officiating. Entombment will be in Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum following the service.
Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until service time, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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