Joseph Raymond Vencel

August 4th, 1928November 24th, 2019

Joseph R. Vencel born August 4, 1928 to Julia (Adams) and Michael Vencel, passed away at the age of 91 on November 24, 2019 in Lafayette, CO. Joseph was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana on the family farm. He graduated from Prairie Creek High School in Prairie Creek, IN in 1946. Joseph served in the Korean War as a Sergeant First Class for the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1952. While still living in Indiana, he met and fell in love with Faye Little. He moved to Boulder, CO in 1957 where he began working for Ideal Feed and Supply, and Faye soon followed. They were married October 27th, 1957 and had three children, Brian, Kristi, and Steven. Joseph eventually left Ideal Feed and Supply and began working as a machinist for Ball Aerospace Corporation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, water skiing, and golfing. He was also a valued member of the American Legion of Boulder. 


Preceding Joseph in death are his parents, Michael and Julia; beloved son, Steven; brothers Michael (Edna), John (Reva), Frank (Mildred), and Steve; and sisters, Helen Lewis and Elizabeth Button. Joseph is survived by his loving wife Faye, son Brian (Kris), daughter Kristi (David) Cooper-Camp, brother Don (Annette), sister-in-law Ann, grandchildren, Shawn Vencel of Boulder, and Justin (Natalie) Cooper of Lafayette; and great grandchildren, Jack Cooper, Calliana Cooper, Paxton Cooper, Hudson Cooper, and Paisley Vencel.


Funeral Service Friday, November 29th at 4pm 




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Faye, Brian and Kristy in our thoughts and prayers, The Brown Family.