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Monday, September 13th, 2010
Joan Barge
Joan E. Barge, 73, Fort Loramie, died Sept. 10, 2010, at her home.
She was born March 31, 1937, in Coldwater to Bernard and Olivia Drees Wappelhorst. On May 14, 1960, she married Dale "Butch" Barge, who died May 6, 1992.
Surviving is a daughter, Elizabeth "Betty" Moyler, Fort Loramie; two siblings, Margaret (Cyril) Lange, Fort Loramie, and Donald Wappelhorst, Piqua; five in-laws, Linda Wappelhorst, Greenville, Jane Wappelhorst, Trenton, N.J., Ruby Cool, Greenville, Barbara Grisez, Greenville, and Lester (Jessie) Barge, Texas.
Deceased are two siblings and an in-law, Irene and Eugene Pleiman and Thomas Wappelhorst; and three sisters-in-law and six brothers-in-law.
She attended St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie and was active in St. Ann's Ladies Sodality and Apostleship of Prayer. She was a 40-year lifetime member and the active president of the Fort Loramie American Legion Auxiliary Post 355. She was a 1955 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for Marwil Products Company before retiring in 2002. She also had worked at the former Fort Loramie Banking Company.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials can be made to the Fort Loramie American Legion Auxiliary, the local Autism Society or Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences can be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
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