Joyce Carol Ravenstien (October 15, 1942 - August 18, 2023)

In loving memory of
Joyce Carol Ravenstien
  • October 15, 1942
  • -
  • August 18, 2023

  • Obituary
  • Sign Tribute Wall
  • Send an E-Card
  • Light a Candle
  • Send Flowers
  • Photos


Joyce Carol Ravenstien (Burian) was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world peacefully at home in Lehigh Acres, Florida on August 18, 2023, at age 80.

She was born to Edward and Ethel Naoma (Gregg) Burian on October 15, 1942, in Smith Center, Kansas. After Joyce left home, she became a caring wife and mother of 2.  She had a lifelong career at the Reno County Weed Department as an administrative assistant and a noxious weed sprayer (she liked to refer to herself as the Weed Lady).

Joyce loved to play Farkle, Yahtzee, quilt, crochet, collect cigarette lighters, do ceramics, watch John Wayne, Chuck Norris, Disney (especially Bambi) and dinosaur movies, go to dinosaur exhibits, and filled her home with friends and classic country music.

Joyce was preceded in death by her Parents, Brothers Errol, Raymond and Paul Burian. Husband Darrel Oliver, Raymond Porting and Larry Ravenstien

Joyce left behind 2 daughters: Tina (Matthew) Schafer of Mount Pleasant Michigan. Terry Hooker of Lehigh Acres, Florida.  Sister Elaine (Tim) Burch of Salina, Kansas, Brother Allen (Sue) Burian of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Grandchildren; Christopher Ellsworth, Levi Smith, Kallieandra Oliver, Catrina (Nick) Bates, Austin Hooker, Great Grandson Sebastian, and another Great Grandson on the way.

Cremation took place in Florida in August.

Graveside service scheduled at 2 pm on October 5, 2023, at Fairlawn Cemetery 2401 Carey Blvd, Hutchinson, Kansas, with a Celebration of Life Lunch following at 2 Emerson Loop, Builder’s Building in Carey Park, South Hutchinson, Kansas 67501.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hope Hospice #410 Lehigh Acres, Florida, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital on her behalf.

Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society, Fort Myers, FL is entrusted with final care.



Graveside Service
2401 Carey BlvdHutchinson, KS 67501

Date & Time:
October 5, 2023 at 2:00 PM

Fairlawn Cemetery
2401 Carey BlvdHutchinson, KS 67501

Send flowers to the family to show you care. Order Now

Tribute Wall

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Lori Galceran says:
    28 Sep 2023
    Aunt Joyce…a strong, sweet woman. I’m going to miss your laugh.

  2. Terry Hooker says:
    27 Aug 2023
    You are so loved and missed!

    Rest in peace mom

  3. Elaine Burian Burch says:
    27 Aug 2023
    My Sister, my best friend. I miss her terribly.

Send an E-Card

Please select an e-card

    Required fields are marked *

    Note: The code below resets with every submit of the form