Joan A. Suter, 78, of Fremont, OH passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Friday, January 15, 2021. She was born on July 10, 1942 in Fremont, the daughter of Carl and Esther (Hengst) Brooks. Joan married Wayne Suter in 1988 in Fremont and he survives. She worked as a machine operator at Whirlpool Corporation for thirty years and retired on January 1, 2000. Joan was a member of Grace Community Church and a former member of the Red Hat Society. She loved to travel with her husband in their Class C motor home. Joan enjoyed crocheting and loved the singer and song writer, Terry Smith.
Joan is survived by her husband of thirty-three years, Wayne Suter, Fremont, OH; children, Bob Foos, Leeds, AL, Brad Foos, Fremont, OH, Brent Foos, Bluffton, OH, Bryan (Tina) Foos, Dayton, OH, Brook Foos, Fremont, OH, Beth “Buffy” (Dave) Lemke, Dayton, OH; stepchildren, Michele Smith, Fostoria, OH and Andrew (Rae Brough) Suter, Vermilion, OH; sister, Ruth Ann (Joe) Jackson, San Benito, TX; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation: Tuesday from 4 – 8 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
The use of face masks is required while indoors at all services. Social distancing will be observed throughout all services with wait times taking place outdoors. If you would prefer, you may express your condolences below or call the funeral home at 419-332-6409 to request that your name be signed in the guest book.
Service: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 10:30 am at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd, Fremont, with Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer officiating. There is an hour of visitation at the church prior to the service.
Burial: Four Mile House Cemetery
Memorials can be made in Joan’s honor to Grace Community Church.