Joyce Murphy of Sioux City celebrated her 88th birthday on Dec. 31, 2017, with family.

She has been married to William F. "Bill" Murphy for 70 years. She worked for the Sioux City Community School District, serving lunches and working the playgrounds. She also worked at Kettle Korn at the Southern Hills Mall, but was primarily a homemaker. She loved to garden, cook and fish on the lake in Okoboji, Iowa, where she and her husband retired for 28 years. She now resides in Sioux City.