Joan A. Rall

Joan A. Rall

UPPER SANDUSKY: Joan A. Rall, age 93, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:51am in the Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky.

Joan was born on June 26, 1920 in Wyandot County, Ohio, to Leo and Mary K. (O'Connor) Voelker, both of whom are deceased. She married Albert G. Rall on June 29, 1939 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Upper Sandusky, and he died on June 8, 2001.

She is survived by a son, Albert L. (Toni) Rall of Upper Sandusky; and two daughters, Joyce Tesmer and Nancy (Richard) Hoy, both of Marion, Ohio; six grandchildren, Chris (Nichole) Rall, Patrick (Suzie) Tesmer, Susan Tesmer, Jason Hoy , Jeremy (Falicia) Hoy, and Jennifer (Brian) Crowe; along with six great grandchildren, Isabel, Jude, Zachary, Aydden, Liam and Madalynn.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Mary Kay Rall, a brother, Robert Voelker, and two sisters, Mary Leona Steiert, and Florence Halter.

Joan was a homemaker and had worked for Vogel's Shoe Store and Day's Newsstand, both formerly in Upper Sandusky.

A funeral mass for Joan A. Rall will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the St. Peter's Catholic Church Upper Sandusky, with Rev. J.R. Hadnagy OFM Conv. and Msgr. Robert Schneider officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. Visitations will be held on Tuesday, February 11, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky, with a CLC Memorial Service to be held at 7:45pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Catholic School, Wyandot Memorial Hospital Health Foundation, or a and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.

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Lucas Batton Funeral Homes Inc
476 S Sandusky Ave Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
(419) 294-1985

Published in the Marion Star on Feb. 10, 2014