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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway PO Box 337, Greenville, OH

OBITUARY

Joan Louise Holdeman

February 15, 1936July 7, 2020
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Joan Louise Holdeman, age 84 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 8:27 AM Tuesday July 7, 2020 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Joan was born February 15, 1936 in Greenville, Ohio and the daughter of the late Delver and Thelma (Williamson) Helmer Ray.

Joan was a Registered Nurse having worked at the St. Elizabeth Hospital of Dayton where she was the head nurse of the emergency department, and later employed for many years at Rest Haven Nursing Home and Brethren Retirement Community both of Greenville. She was a member of the New Apostolic Church, an avid collector of angels and loved spending time watching her grandchildren patriciate in varies activities.

In addition to her parents Joan was preceded in death by her husband Donald Duane Holdeman August 27, 2017. They were married November 7, 1959. Also her brothers Ron Ray and Rodney Helmer and Sister Shelva Rose.

Joan is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law Michael (Diane) Holdeman and Shane Holdeman, all of Greenville; grandchildren Stephen Holdeman and his fiancé Renae Kiser, Chrissy Holdeman, Dakota Holdeman, Rayne Holdeman and Amara Holdeman; great grandchild Bodhi Holdeman; brother Ralph Helmer of Greenville, sister Lucreda Brandt of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday July 10, 2020 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Mark Jauss officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 PM until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 10, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, July 10, 2020

  • Burial

    Friday, July 10, 2020

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Christine Lynn

July 7, 2020

Joan and I worked at Brethren Retirement Community at the same time for several years. She always had a sweet, gentle spirit.
I pray the Lord will comfort the family with many happy memories of your life with her.

Cancer Association of Darke County wishes to thank the family for allowing donations to come to our organization to help Darke County cancer residents in their difficult battle.

Rest in peace, Joanie.

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Mom & Stephen at Baby Reveal party

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Renae, Mom & Stephen at Baby Reveal party

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I think this is the 1st time Mom met Bodhi

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Mom & Stephen at Baby Reveal party

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Renae, Mom & Stephen at Baby Reveal party

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I think this is the 1st time Mom met Bodhi

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Mom, Bodhi, Stephen, Renae, Chrissy & Brett

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