Joanne Edna-Mae (Krueger) "Granny"
Joanne found her way to Heaven at the age of 85, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was given to us on October 30, 1928, in Toledo, OH to Edward and Edna Krueger. She married the love of her life, Henry Alva Terry Sr. on January 11, 1947, in Monroe, MI. Granny worked as a PARA Professional Teacher Aide for Toledo Public Schools at Fulton School for 27 years.
She enjoyed going to church, had a great passion for Cardinals and spending time with her grandchildren. Granny was a member of Calvary Bible Chapel and loved it dearly.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Henry (Diane) Terry Jr. of Southbend, IN, John (Kathy) Terry of Toledo, Matthew (Dana) Terry of Dunbar, WV; daughters, Joanne Norton, Deborah (Reggie) McGraw and Rosa (Terry) Dickey all of Toledo; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert Krueger, James (Lenore) Krueger, Shirley Kitchen and Marilyn Ball; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Alva Terry; sister, Bernice Cluff; brothers, Edward and Charles Krueger.
The family will receive guests on Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 2-8 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Bible Chapel, 3740 W. Alexis Rd. There will be visitation one hour prior to services. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.
The family would like to specially thank Dr. Kelly Emch and the nurses and staff at Hospice of Northwest Ohio for the diligent care and love they provided to Joanne.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Calvary Bible Chapel or to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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She's as free as a bird now, how she wanted it!
Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 23, 2014