Joseph F. Voisin, 71

Joseph F. Voisin, 71, of 2100 Celina Road in St. Marys, died  at 8:08 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1942, in Mount Pleasant, Mich., to Joseph and Fetta Grace (Martin) Voisin.

On Sept. 5, 1989, in Sevierville, Tenn., he married Lana Jean Minkner-Zeigler, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Joseph (Patricia) Voisin  of St. Marys and Michael (Diane) Voisin  of Wapakoneta, three daughters, Melissa Craft  of Mansfield, Jodie (Harlan) Cornell  of St. Marys and Amanda (Will) Jackson  of Wapakoneta, a stepdaughter, Darla Cost  of St. Marys, two stepsons, Max Zeigler  of Wapakoneta and Lee Zeigler  of St. Marys, 11 grandchildren  , 11 great-grandchildren, numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren, three sisters, Bonnie (Tim) Snyder  of Wapakoneta, Cindy Miars  of Wapakoneta and Mary Helen “Pooch” (Ted) Settlage  of Wapakoneta, a brother, Jim (Susie) Voisin  of Celina and his stepfather, David Hainline  of St. Marys.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Voisin and his mother.

He was a 1961 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Joe retired from Kerns Chevrolet in Celina, where he was manager of the body shop. He had also previously worked at Katterheinrich Motor Sales in New Knoxville, Jim Bubeck Chevrolet in New Bremen, and North Shore Pontiac-Cadillac in Celina.

He was a member of Eagles Lodge Aerie 767 in St. Marys.

His favorite pastimes included traveling to the Smoky Mountains, camping, and model railroading.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Ohio 703 West Chapel, in St. Marys, the Rev. Jim Sweigart officiating. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9289, following the services.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice.

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