Cover photo for Joyce M. Portz's Obituary
Joyce M. Portz Profile Photo

Joyce M. Portz

d. September 15, 2021

Joyce M. Portz of Delafield, WI formerly of Sun City, AZ passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at age 90. She was born in Waukesha, WI the daughter of Clyde and Josephine Nichols. Joyce married her high school sweetheart, Donald Portz in 1951 and together they raised three wonderful children; Mike, Diane and Patty. She was a devoted special education teacher for the Kettle Moraine School District for many years. Following retirement, Joyce and Donald moved to Arizona where they lived for 30 years until Donald’s passing. Joyce loved golfing, book clubs, traveling with her friends and family, baking and babysitting her grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Mike (Kathy), Diane (Kurt) and Patty (Carl); her grandchildren, Alyssa (Ryan), Carissa (George), Taylor and Paige and her great-grandson Maverick. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, her parents Clyde and Josephine and brothers Richard and K.C.

A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Randle-Dable Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the 3:00 p.m. memorial service.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joyce M. Portz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, September 24, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home

1110 S Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree