Joan Hodle, 86

Posted on October 13, 2012

Joan Hodle, 86, of Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Joan was born Sept. 20, 1926,  in Wells County, to Harold S. and Dorothy Elizabeth (Maddox) Nash Sr. She married Paul N. Hodle Feb. 14, 1946; he died Nov. 13, 1991.
Joan was a member of the Monroe United Brethren Church. She worked for Shaffer Glove Factory and Alma Plastics. She also delivered Fort Wayne newspapers in Monroe for several years.
Surviving relatives include five sons, Gary (Linda) Hodle of Bluffton, Charles (Marcia) Hodle of Hartselle, Ala., Roger (Donna) Hodle of Bluffton, Brent Hodle of Decatur, and Scott (Tammy) Hodle of Geneva; a daughter, Linda (Don) Fawcett; a brother Wilmer (Alice) Nash of Bluffton; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Nash Jr.; and two sisters, Martha Salge and Nellie Hower Butcher.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home with Pastor Troy Green and Wes Kuntzman officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Monroe United Brethren or to Family Life Care (Hospice)

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