Who We Are

Andy Joyce

Andy, a native of Emmetsburg is the owner and licensed funeral director for Joyce Funeral Home. Andy is a graduate of Emmetsburg High School and magna cum laude graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He served his internship in Ottumwa, Iowa with Reece Funeral Home. After receiving his license, Andy worked with Murdoch Funeral Homes in Marion and Cedar Rapids, IA, and he later managed the Manchester branch.

Andy is a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, St. Patrick’s Association, Chamber of Commerce and R.S.V.P. Boards, and past-president of the Emmetsburg Library Board. Andy lives in Emmetsburg with his wife, Kim (Herbers) and their children: Connor, Keegan and Calista.

Kim Joyce

Kim, a native of Ayrshire, Iowa graduated from Emmetsburg High school and Drake University receiving her Doctorate in Pharmacy. She is employed at Mansmith Pharmacy in Emmetsburg.

Kim is a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Emmetsburg Progress Club, Northwest Iowa Pharmacy Association (founder) and Iowa Pharmacy Association. She enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her family and friends.

Cody Alesch

Cody, a native of Graettinger, Iowa was a graduate of Graettinger High School, Wartburg College receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Education Degree and Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He served his internship in Ottumwa, Iowa with Reece Funeral Home, and he worked as an embalmer for Woodlawn Funeral Homes, Nashville, TN.

Cody is a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger. He enjoys golfing, hunting, and spending time with his family. Cody lives in Graettinger with his wife, Teresa (Joyce), daughter, Sacha, and son, Teagan.

Teresa (Joyce) Alesch

Teresa, a native of Emmetsburg, Iowa was a graduate of Emmetsburg High School and The Creative Center of Omaha, where she earned a degree in Graphic Design. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education degree from William Penn University. Teresa teaches high school in the Graettinger Community School System.

Teresa is a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger. She enjoys singing, art and her family.