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Joyce Babcock Lehman

| March 31, 2021 12:00 AM

Joyce Babcock Lehman was born July 28, 1927, in Davis County, Iowa, and died March 22, 2021.

She was the daughter of James and Reeta Babcock. She graduated from high school at Bloomfield, Iowa.

She worked at the hospital in Fort Dodge, Iowa, as an X-ray Tech.

In 1950 she met and married Otto Lehman. They moved to Ronan, Montana, where they raised cattle, and later to Plains, Montana.

She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and was known as “the hat lady.”

She had many good friends including Marlin and Virginia Cooper.

She was known as a good bread maker by all of Otto’s friends. She loved to paint and made beautiful tatted lace.

Her husband Otto Lehman, now deceased along with her parents, two brothers Richard and Phillip. One surviving sister Joan Newkirk of Adrian, Missouri, and many nieces and nephews.