November 20, 1931 - November 20, 2011
Joan M. Wissel, age 80 of Batesville, died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Margaret Mary Hospital. Born January 2, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, she is the daughter of Luetta (Nee: Schwartz) and August Meyer. She married Carl Wissel May 21, 1955 at Little Flower Church in Cincinnati and he preceded her in death January 15, 2011. She was a member of Holy Family Church, the Daughters of Isabella and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. Joan was proud to serve as a Registered Nurse for forty years. She attended St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing in Covington, Kentucky and after earning her degree worked at Drake Hospital in Cincinnati. Later she worked as a private duty nurse for 10 years before taking a position with Margaret Mary Hospital, retiring in 1993 after 25 years. Those who knew Joan, which was pretty much everyone since she was a people person, will remember her vibrant personality and sense of humor. She often told jokes and wasn’t afraid to point that sense of humor at herself. Her hobbies included crocheting, keeping up with her favorite programs, Ellen and NCIS as well as being an avid reader. Joan’s greatest joy was having her family around.She is survived by her daughters Mary Jo Nobbe of Batesville, Roseann Cook of Indianapolis, Amy Strub of Batesville; sons Carl (Chuck) of Yorkville, Indiana, Dan of Austin, Texas, Edward (Ned) of Indianapolis; sisters Hank (Henrietta) Zint, Audrey Middendorf, both of Cincinnati; brothers Robert of Cincinnati, Red (Howard) of Mason, Ohio, Butch (Edward) of Cincinnati; twelve grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister Anna Mae Fulton. Visitation is Friday, November 25th, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday, November 26th, at Holy Family Church with Rev. John Geis O.F.M. officiating and burial in St. Louis Cemetery. The family requests memorials to the American Heart Association.
Joan M. Wissel, age 80 of Batesville, died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Margaret Mary Hospital. Born January 2, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, she is the daughter of Luetta (Nee: Schwartz) and August Meyer. She married Carl Wissel May 21, 1955 at... View Obituary & Service Information
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