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Joanne E Reese

April 15, 1948 - February 9, 2022
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Joanne E. Reese, 73 of Lima, Ohio passed away February 9, 2022. She was born to the late Paul and Beda Shafer, on April 15, 1948. Joanne graduated from Elida High School and was a graduate of Lima Beauty Academy. She is survived by her brother – Bill (Judy) Shafer of Lima; sister-in-law Kathy ShaferContinue Reading

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Kathie (Shafer) King left a message on March 26, 2022:
Rita and Tom Wilson posted on 2/15/22 Joanne was a wonderful lady. She will really be missed. We send our deepest sympathy to the family. Dave &Judy Smith posted on 2/15/22 So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family. Carolyn Miller Elias posted on 2/12/22 We Goodwin cousins always had so much fun at Grandpa and Grandma Godwin’s farm for the holidays. Time moves on and we move thru life on our separate journeys but with treasured fond memories. My condolences to Joannies family. She and I shared the questionable privilege of being the only girls with a bunch of ornery brothers. Surviving all the teasing was a challenge and we were/are strong adult women. Sincere sympathy to her family and friends. Peace to all of you. Gregory Miller posted on 2/12/22 The Alice Goodwin Miller Clan wish to express our deepest sympathy to the Betta Goodwin Shafer Clan for the loss of your sister Joanna. Even though our contact has been very limited over the years since we congregated at the Homestead outside of Grove we fondly remember Joannes' sparkling personality. Again, we are sorry for your loss. Putnam Co Hospice posted on 2/11/22 The Staff of Putnam Co Hospice sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep Joanne and all her family and friends in our thoughts and prayers. Jan Young posted on 2/11/22 Dear April and family, My love and heartfelt wishes are going out to you all. Emiley and family all my love and heartfelt wishes to you and your family. You all have been through so much!!! I loved Joanne so much and we talked so much and laughed together so much!!! I will miss that very much as she was so special to me. She had so many hard things to deal with in her life!!! I loved Todd so much and have never got over that - he was so loving and a sweetheart!!!! Please call me any time (419)2271295 and we can talk!!! Or email me or facebook me. She will be so missed!!!!
Kathie (Shafer) King left a message on March 26, 2022:
In memory of Joanne E Reese, Kathie (Shafer) King lit a candle
Kathie (Shafer) King left a message on March 26, 2022:
I will always remember the first time I met Joanne. I was the first girlfriend of her oldest brother, Ron, to be brought to their home and I think she knew we were pretty serious about each other. Her Mom told me much later that this was difficult for Joanne since she had always been the only girl in her 3 big brother's lives. I know that Ronnie used to pay her a quarter to rub his back. (That was big money back in the '60s.) And Ronnie took full advantage of that .25 cent backrub by having her do it for anywhere from l/2 hour to an hour (LOL). Joanne was a beautiful young lady with gorgeous long red hair! Ron had been a red-head also and I always hoped that at least one of our children would have red hair, but that did not happen. A cute story: Ron was the oldest of the 3 boys and I think he was in 1st or 2nd grade when Joanne was born. Ron had red hair also & sometimes got teased by other boys about it. His Dad told him, "You just wait because you are going to have a red-headed sister to match your red hair." Now that was quite a statement back then when no one knew what their baby's sex would be, let alone the color of the hair! Well, by golly, Ronnie was thrilled when Joanne was born with red hair just like his!
Kathie (Shafer) King left a message on March 26, 2022:
I will always remember the first time I met Joanne. I was the first girlfriend of her oldest brother, Ron, to be brought to their home and I think she knew we were pretty serious about each other. Her Mom told me much later that this was difficult for Joanne since she had always been the only girl in her 3 big brother's lives. I know that Ronnie used to pay her a quarter to rub his back. (That was big money back in the '60s.) And Ronnie took full advantage of that .25 cent backrub by having her do it for anywhere from l/2 hr to an hr (LOL). Joanne was a beautiful young lady with gorgeous long red hair! Ron had been a red-head also and I always hoped that at least one of our children would have red hair, but that did not happen. A cute story: Ron was the oldest of the 3 boys and I think he was in 1st or 2nd grade when Joanne was born. Ron had red hair also & sometimes got teased by other boys about it. His Dad told him, "You just wait because you are going to have a red-headed sister to match your red hair." Now that was quite a statement back then when no one knew what their baby's sex would be, let alone the color of the hair! Well, by golly, Ronnie was thrilled when Joanne was born with red hair just like his!
Rita and Tom Wilson left a message on February 15, 2022:
Joanne was a wonderful lady. She will really be missed. We send our deepest sympathy to the family.
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Dave &Judy Smith left a message on February 15, 2022:
So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family.
Carolyn Miller Elias left a message on February 12, 2022:
We Goodwin cousins always had so much fun at Grandpa and Grandma Godwin’s farm for the holidays. Time moves on and we move thru life on our separate journeys but with treasured fond memories. My condolences to Joannies family. She and I shared the questionable privilege of being the only girls with a bunch of ornery brothers. Surviving all the teasing was a challenge and we were/are strong adult women. Sincere sympathy to her family and friends. Peace to all of you.
Gregory Miller left a message on February 12, 2022:
The Alice Goodwin Miller Clan wish to express our deepest sympathy to the Betta Goodwin Shafer Clan for the loss of your sister Joanna. Even though our contact has been very limited over the years since we congregated at the Homestead outside of Grove we fondly remember Joannes' sparkling personality. Again, we are sorry for your loss.
Putnam Co Hospice left a message on February 11, 2022:
The Staff of Putnam Co Hospice sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep Joanne and all her family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.
Jan Young left a message on February 11, 2022:
Dear April and family, My love and heartfelt wishes are going out to you all. Emiley and family all my love and heartfelt wishes to you and your family. You all have been through so much!!! I loved Joanne so much and we talked so much and laughed together so much!!! I will miss that very much as she was so special to me. She had so many hard things to deal with in her life!!! I loved Todd so much and have never got over that - he was so loving and a sweetheart!!!! Please call me any time (419)2271295 and we can talk!!! Or email me or facebook me. She will be so missed!!!!
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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