Joyce Ann Meier True passed away peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born in Fredericksburg on February 21, 1947, to Rubin and Dolores (Gottschalt) Meier. Joyce graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 1965 and attended Texas Lutheran University and Texas State University earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Home Economics Education. She married Billy R. True, also of Fredericksburg, in 1968.
Joyce taught at schools and led early childhood development in Houston and Kerrville. After moving with her family back to the family ranch near Fredericksburg in 1983, she supported the family’s farming and ranching and restaurant businesses. After retiring from those pursuits, she