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Obituary for JoAnn Cole

JoAnn Cole, 87, of Lakeview, OH, formerly of Marion, OH passed away, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Heartland of Bellefontaine, OH.

JoAnn was born on July 15, 1929 in Marion to the late Lewis & Effie Marie Kehwecker Cunningham. She married Worley Cole on April 7, 1951 and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Roger Craft.

JoAnn is survived by four children, Harvey (Linda) Cole of Bedford, PA, Therisa Craft, Norman (Linda) Cole, and Pam (Ron) Craft, all of Russells Point, OH, nine grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren, eight siblings, Lewis Cunningham, James Cunningham, Robert Cunningham, Loren Cunningham, Marsha Farris, Martin Cunningham, Linda Alley, and Charles Cunningham, and several nieces and nephews.

JoAnn was a 1947 graduate of Marion Harding High School. She retired from Fullfillment Corporation of America in Marion after 33 years. She was a member of the Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39 Auxiliary in Lakeview. JoAnn enjoyed playing cards, traveling, visiting lighthouses and going to casinos.

Reverend Bryan Meadows will begin funeral services at 7 pm, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview with visitation from 5-7 pm. Burial will be 3:00 pm, Wednesday, July 12th at Grand Prairie Cemetery, Brush Ridge Drive North, Marion, OH.

Contributions may be given in her name to The American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed at Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel

205 South Main Street
PO Box 477
Lakeview, OH 43331





7:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel

205 South Main Street
PO Box 477
Lakeview, OH 43331

Cemetery Details


Grand Prairie Cemetery

4964 Brush Ridge Drive N
Marion, Ohio 43302

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society


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