WOOSTER Joanne L. Schnipke, 73, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at her home following a period of declining health.
Joanne was born December 15, 1946 in Cleveland, the daughter of Elmer and Mildred Pfadt Morehart. She married Dennis Schnipke on December 26, 1966. He survives.
Joanne lived a long and fulfilling life. She was a joy to be around and was a loving wife and mother who was very proud of her children and grandchildren.
She had a career in bookkeeping and secretarial work. Joanne attended the Smithville Brethren Church. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading and sewing.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Dennis, are her children Ken (Kristi) Schnipke of Kettering, Deb (Tony) Arends of Wooster and Susan (Marc) Todd of Seattle, Washington; grandchildren Daniel (Megan) Schnipke, Joshua (Michelle Reese) Schnipke, Julie Todd, Alex Todd and Devin Arends; siblings Jack (Martha) Morehart of Wisconsin, Mark (Mary Anne) Morehart, Holly Stomski, Georgie Averell and Mike (Laurel Sheppard) Rohde.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Bill Morehart.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 1-3:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Art Carr officiating. Burial will follow in the Wooster Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home
Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 1-3:00 p.m. at the funeral home