JoAnn M. Loesch, 76, of Medina, passed peacefully unto her heavenly home, Thursday, March 6, 2014. JoAnn was born January 10, 1938, in Cleveland, to the late Joseph and Emily (nee Kurowski) Hritz. She resided in Medina County since 1975.
JoAnn was a homemaker and member of St. Martin of Tours. She had been the caregiver for her beloved husband, Thomas, who passed away in 2012. JoAnn enjoyed gardening, loved her bird watching and was an avid reader. She also was noted for traveling and going on cruises with her daughters.
JoAnn will be greatly missed by her children, Becky Loesch, Thomas J. Loesch and Beth (Cookie) Loesch; grandchildren, Justin Loesch and George T.J. Miller; cherished sister, Gayle (Jim) Niskala; niece, Jodi; and nephew, James; and great aunt of three.
She is preceded in death by a twin daughter, Bonnie; and an infant sister, Jeannie.
A Funeral Service will be at 10 A.M., Saturday, March 8, 2014, at St. Martin of Tours, 1800 Station Road, Valley City. Family and friends are to meet at the chapel. Reverend Thomas Dunphy will officiate. Burial will be at St. Martin Cemetery, in Valley City. Please call from 6 to 8 P.M., Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Rd., Valley City.