Joan Bork

Joan Bork

FREMONT: Joan Bork, 88, of Fremont, passed away on April 21, 2014 at Valley View Care Center, Fremont.

Joan was born on December 29, 1925 to Edward and Addie (Crawford) Witmer in New London, OH. She graduated from Ashland High School in 1943. Joan married Carl H. Bork on May 22, 1947.

Joan was a homemaker and a member of Fremont Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She loved to cook, watch football, and especially draw since she was a good artist.

Surving are her sons, Dennis (Joyce) Bork and Philip (Diane) Bork of Fremont; five grandchildren; six great-grandsons; two nieces and four nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Carl; five sisters and two brothers.

A memorial service will be held at Fremont Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1 p.m with Gary Bright officiating. A burial will later be held at Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to World Wide Work of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont.

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Published in the News-Messenger on Apr. 23, 2014