Joyce Ann Aufderhaar
Joyce Ann Aufderhaar, 56, a resident of the Gardens of Celina and formerly of 320 West Market Street, Saint Marys, died 5:59 A.M. Friday, January 9, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.
She was born November 16, 1955, in Lima, the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Henkener) Aufderhaar.
She is survived by her mother, Margaret Aufderhaar, who resides at the Gardens of Celina; by two brothers: James (Sue) Aufderhaar of Groveport, Ohio; Ronald (Diane) Aufderhaar of Botkins; by her extended family of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews: Scott (Lisa) Aufderhaar and their children Seth, Ben, Lily, Logan and Cole, all of Botkins; Shawn (Alicia) Aufderhaar and their children Brittany, Courtney, Dylan, Gabriel, Phillip, Allie and Cadence of Sidney; Brian (Kelly) Aufderhaar and their children Hannah, Emily, Sophia and Noah; Jill (Eric) Pax and their children Xavier, Emma and Chloe of Jackson Center; Brad (Joy) Aufderhaar and their children Evan, Ethan, Ella and Emmett of Botkins; Jennifer (John) Brown and their children Connor, Austin, Madison and Alivia of Wapakoneta; Molly (Bruce) Watkins of Sidney; by her cousin Larry (Francene) Aufderhaar of Saint Marys.
She was preceded in death by her father and by a great-niece, Abigail Aufderhaar and a great-nephew, Joshua Aufderhaar; by her grandparents: Cornelius (Alma) Henkener; William (Margaret) Henkener.
Joyce was a 1974 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. She was a desktop publisher. She enjoyed working with computers, studying her Bible and being with her family. She had formerly belonged to Saint Paulís United Church of Christ in Saint Marys and was currently a member of New Community Church in Saint Marys.
Funeral rites will be held 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, Saint Marys, the Reverend Tom Schwind and the Reverend Dr. Ed Bray, officiants. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.
Friends may call from 5-8 P.M. Monday at the funeral home, where memorial donations may be directed to the Kidney Foundation.