Joyce Ann Bytof, 77, Appleton, the owner of the Coldwell Banker agency in Stevens Point, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, after a battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at TrinityLutheranChurch in Appleton, with the Rev. Brian Bankert officiating.
Visitation will be held at Wichmann Funeral Home in Appleton from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.
Memorials may be made to the Otto and Joyce Bytof Family Fund in the Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region.
Mrs. Bytof was born Oct. 26, 1936, in Aberdeen, S.D., a daughter of the late Charles and Freda Webster.
She attended NorthernStateTeachers College in Aberdeen, S.D.
She was married to Otto Bytof 39 years ago.
She received her real estate license in 1964 and later attained a CRB (Council of Real Estate Brokerage) designation.
Her husband founded Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, and she headed it from 1988 to 2013, growing the company to the third largest in Wisconsin with 19 northeast and central Wisconsin offices.
She was a member of TrinityLutheranChurch in Appleton and served as an officer or on the board of directors of a number of organizations in the Fox Cities.
Survivors include her husband; seven children, Deborah (David) Hietpas, Tim (Renny) Diedrich, Tom (Chris) Diedrich, Kim (Chuck) Peeters, Linda (Mark Renner) Bytof, Cory (Margaret) Bytof and Guy (Carolyn) Bytof; two brothers, Jim Webster and Jack Webster; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Jay Webster.