Age 78 of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Wed., March 9, 2022. She was born in

Marietta, OH, to Charles and Monna Stoops. Joan is survived by husband Joseph, children; Beth (John) Baxla, John

(Kathy) Everson and grandchildren Katie Baxla and Joe Baxla, brothers; John (Jane) Stoops, Charles (Janet) Stoops and

sister, Jerrie Schwendeman and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her great-grandson Andrew Garnet Baxla. Joan worked for over 50 years as an Emergency Room nurse at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH. She also worked as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) at Miami Valley

Hospital and continued even after retirement. Joan enjoyed gardening, dogs, and horses, but most of all she enjoyed

being a caregiver. A Memorial Visitation will be held at

Morris Sons Funeral Home,1771 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering on Sat., April 9, 2022, from 2 to 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Vincent de Paul, Dayton, OH, or Hospice of Dayton. Arrangements in care of Morris Sons

Funeral Home, Kettering, OH. Condolences may be sent to


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Morris Sons Funeral Home - Kettering

1771 E. Dorothy Lane

Kettering, OH