Runge, Joyce Katharine

Born: Aug 27, 1930
Died: Apr 11, 2017


Runge, Joyce Katharine (Holler)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at St. Josephs Health Centre, Guelph.  Joyce was born 86 years ago in Kitchener, Ontario and was the daughter of the late Arthur Holler and former Corena Roth.
Beloved wife of John Runge who she married November 19, 1954.  Cherished mother of Tim (Susan) Runge, Stephen Runge (Dixie Cochrane) all of Guelph.  Loving Grandmother of Jack, TJ (Tim), Samantha and Chloe.  Joyce is predeceased by her son Robert Runge.
Joyce was an active member of Westminster St. Pauls Church and the Guelph Humane Society and had a great love and support for animals.  Joyce was also a member of the Guelph Naturalist Club.
Friends are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. for a brief sharing of memories before the procession to the Wilmot Reformed Mennonite Cemetery where the interment will take place.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Guelph Humane Society and Westminster St. Pauls Church.
Online condolences and donation information available at

Visitation Information



Service Information


Apr 24, 2017


11:00 a.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – New Hamburg
291 Huron Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1K2
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Interment Information


Wilmot Reformed Mennonite Cemetery
New Hamburg, Ontario

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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Guelph Humane Society
684-500 Wellington Street West
Guelph , Ontario
N1H 6L3

Westminster-St Paul’s Church
206 Victoria Rd North
Guelph , Ontario
N1E 5H8


Condolence from Sandy Beresford sent on April 29, 2017

Sending my condolences to you both Tim and Steve.Your mom was such a beautiful women. Wonderful memories growing up with your family as our neighbors .Senidng Best wishes at this difficult time.

Condolence from Wallace and Carol Stacey sent on April 24, 2017

Dear Tim and Family.
We are so sad to hear of your Mom’s passing.
Know that you and your family are thought of at this difficult time.
Tim, your Mom was like a second Mom to me and I know how you must
be feeling.
Know that I am as close as the phone if ever you need to talk.

Condolence from Jonathan and Vivian Webb sent on April 23, 2017

Tim and Susan – our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

Condolence from Marie Lefaive and Michael Hincks sent on April 21, 2017

Tim and Susan, we are thinking of you during this sad time. Our condolences to the whole family.

Condolence from Karen Priebe sent on April 19, 2017

Heart felt condolences to your whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Ron and Joan Phillips, Eganville sent on April 17, 2017

To John, Tim, Steve and families – What sad news to hear about Joyce! She was a beautiful, caring person.. Lots of great “cousin” memories!
Please accept our love and prayers.

Condolence from Susan Hammer sent on April 15, 2017

Sorry to read about you precious mom. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ♥

Condolence from Susan Hammer sent on April 15, 2017

Sorry to read about the passing of your precious mom. Thoughts & prayers are with you…. ♥