Joyce Eileen Kavanaugh, 97 of Devils Lake ND passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Eventide Heartland Care Center, Devils Lake.
Joyce Eileen Kavanaugh was born in Parshall, North Dakota and resided in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Joyce was a lifelong educator and learner having earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Education at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota. She taught in North Dakota schools in Lawton, Lakota, and Devils Lake School for the Deaf. She also received an Associate Degree in Paralegal studies later in life at Lake Region State College, Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Surviving family members are Joyce’s children: Jesse E. Nicholson, Sidney, Montana; Stephen C. Nicholson, Lakota, North Dakota; Heather E. Pavey, Colorado Springs, Colorado; J’Amy K. Petersen and husband Robert C. Petersen, Clarkesville, Georgia and Bartley C. Nicholson, Crookston, Minnesota. Joyce’s grandchildren: Dr. Christina Broadwell, M.D.; Jessie Nicholson, Ethan Nicholson, Bailey Nicholson, Jacob Pavey and Hilary May.
No funeral services will be held.