E. Joan (Jerger) Kimpel, 90, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2022 at her home.
E. Joan (Jerger) Kimpel was born July 14, 1931 to Raymond & Florence (Fritch) Jerger. Joan was a 1949 graduate of Farmer High School. On October 23, 1954, she married Clair E. Kimpel. He preceded her in death on April 7, 1995.
Joan was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church & Rosary Alter Society, Edgerton, OH. Joan enjoyed her family, gardening, and the outdoors mowing lawn. Joan was employed by Farmer Township trustees for 29+ years of mowing/sexton of Farmer, Kent, Lost Creek and Lower Lost Creek Cemeteries.
Joan will be sadly missed by her four children Kim (Cindy) Kimpel, Bryan, OH; Neal Kimpel of Bryan, OH, Jeff Kimpel and Beth (Shanon) Watson, Hicksville, OH. Ten grandchildren, Sara Kimpel; Shanon (Steve) Barker, Brittany (Justin) Mason; Jessica, Brandon, Brian, and Benjamin Kimpel; and Cheyenne, Aspen & Sierra Watson. Eight great-grandchildren, Payton Kimpel & Carter Runk; McKenzie, Miley, Victoria & Luca Mason; and Jaxon & Emery Jones. Joan is also survived by her brother, Gerold Jerger, Montpelier, OH and sister Madalyn (Forest) Dietrich of Ney, OH. Sister-in-laws Janet Jerger & Mary Colyer, Bryan, OH. Numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clair, son Jim Kimpel, and brother Larry Jerger.
Viewing is 4-6:30 PM with a rosary service at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W River St, Antwerp, Ohio, 45813.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM with viewing from 10-10:45 AM, Thursday, February 24, 2022, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 317 S Locust St, Edgerton, OH 43517.
She will be laid to rest at Lost Creek Cemetery, Hicksville, Ohio.
Memorials are to the Masses at St. Mary's; CHP Hospice, 6817 N State Route 66, Defiance, Ohio 43512; or the Farmer Cemetery Association, 4456 Behnfeldt Rd, Ney, Ohio 43549.
Due to ongoing pandemic concerns, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. The family encourages the use of masks. Those showing signs of illness are asked to offer their condolences by phone, text or email.
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com.