M. Joan "Roni" Hesselschwardt, age 91 of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.
Roni was born on August 28, 1928 to the late Joseph and Ida (Diemer) Hesselschwardt in Defiance, Ohio. She worked for over 27 years at Defiance Metal Products until her retirement in 1991.
Roni will be sadly missed by her daughter, Nancy (Randy) Snyder of Defiance, two grandsons, Shane (Ashley) Snyder and Ryan (Holly) Snyder, all of Defiance, five great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five bothers; Frederick, Paul, Leo, Neal, and Earl Hesselschwardt, and three sisters, Evelyn Kilpatrick, Marie Boggs, and Lodema Kunz.
A graveside service was held on Friday morning, March 13, 2020 at Riverside Cemetery.
Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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