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Joanne Margaret Hoelzer

Joanne Margaret Hoelzer, 90, residing in Sylvania, passed away Friday, December 22, 2023 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo, Ohio after a brief illness.

Joanne was born on August 19, 1933 in Sandusky, Ohio to the late Irvin G. and Margaret M. (Sprau) Speir.

Joanne graduated from Sandusky High School in 1951. She worked in retail at Sears in Sandusky where she met her husband, Richard J. Hoelzer Jr. Joanne then worked for Muir Drug in Sandusky and retired from Kroger as a retail pharmacy technician after 17 years of service. She enjoyed quilting with her friends, needlepoint, she was an avid reader, and always enjoyed collecting angels.

Joanne is survived by her six children, Terrie (Randy) Ruff, Sandra Cromwell, Shelley (Stevan) Spahn and Cathy (David) Knox, Steven (Kathy) Hoelzer and Tim (Marieta) Hoelzer; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Barbara Mehling.

In addition to her parents, Joanne is preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. Hoelzer Jr. in 2018; her son, Richard Jeffrey; and her brother-in-law, Ned Hoelzer.

Friends may call on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at Meadow Green Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2602 Bogart Road Huron, Ohio with Pastor Stacy Lauer-Scovanner officiating. Entombment will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Those wishing to contribute to Joanne's memory may do so to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 800 S Detroit Ave, Toledo, OH 43609.

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