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Joan Schmitz

Joan Schmitz

Name: Joan A. Schmitz

Age: 79

Hometown: Ruth

Funeral Date: September 19, 2020

Date of Birth: September 18, 1940

Date of Passing: September 14, 2020

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reeb Funeral Home (5712 Main St., Sylvania, Ohio 43560) on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery in Sylvania, Ohio. Memorials may be offered to be used at the familyā€™s discretion. Condolences can be shared at

Family of the Deceased

Joan is survived by her daughters: Patricia Schmitz (husband, Fabian Manitiu) of Clay, Michigan, Kristen Schmitz of Louisville, Kentucky and Amy Schmitz (husband, Jason Harris) of Ruth, Michigan; her grandchildren: Katherine Rock, Aiden Rock, Theron Harris, Aran Harris and Ian Harris. She is also survived by her sister, Lynne Symons of Petoskey, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Tom Symons.


Joan A. Schmitz, 79, of Ruth, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2020 at Courtney Manor Nursing Home under hospice care. Joan was born in Toledo, Ohio on September 18, 1940 to the late Harold and Pearl (Filo) Haberstich. She graduated from Libby High School and earned her Masterā€™s in Education at the University of Toledo. On August 3, 1963, she married Robert M. Schmitz in Toledo, Ohio. They were married for 53 years. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2017. Joan worked and retired from Toledo Public Schools as an elementary teacher. Joan and Robert resided in Edgewater, Florida for ten years before moving to Michigan. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. Joan enjoyed playing bridge in card clubs and was in financial clubs. She also enjoyed cooking. Joanā€™s favorite thing to do was to spend time with friends and family, especially her grandkids.

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