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Joyce Whitman

April 28, 1958 — July 17, 2022


Joyce Lynn Whitman, 64, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, WI.

Joyce L. (Dolgner) Whitman was born on April 28th, 1958, in Sheboygan, to Lester and Dorothy Dolgner. She attended Sheboygan North High School, Class of 1976. She went on to earn a degree in Nursing. Joyce worked most of her career in nursing, including 25 years as a Visiting Nurse in Sheboygan. She helped countless people get through a rough patch.

Joyce married Charles E. Whitman Jr. on October 1st, 1983.  She had one son, Christopher Whitman of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She liked to bake and decorate cakes for family parties, handmade cute kids clothes for gifts, and decorated her home with cross stitch art. She was an avid crossword solver, and loved babysitting for family and friends.

She is survived by her son Christopher (Tanya) Whitman, and six brothers, Richard (Sandy) Dolgner; Randy Dolgner, Dennis (Patty) Dolgner, Scott (Linda) Dolgner; Gene Dolgner; David Dolgner; and many beloved nieces and nephews, and their many children.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Charles Whitman of 29 years, parents Lester and Dorothy Dolgner, sister Barbara Bayer, sister Ginny Dolgner, and brother Leslie Dolgner.

Memorial donations can be made in Joyce’s name on a GoFundMe page established in her honor. GoFundMe Link

Cards can be sent to Joyce Whitman, PO Box 894, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0894

The family would also like to send their sincerest thank you to the staff of St. Elizabeth Hospital for making Joyce comfortable.

A private family memorial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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