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Joyce E. Kogge, 75

August 11, 2011

Joyce E. Kogge, 75, of 211 N. Vine St., St. Marys, died at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on Jan. 9, 1936, in St. Marys, the daughter of E.B. and Lillian (Piper) Hall, and they preceded her in death.

On Feb. 22, 1952, she married LeRoy Kogge, and he survives her at the residence.

 She is also survived by her four daughters, Jeri (Rick) Lipp of Celina, Nancy (Rodger) Moeller of Celina, Linda (Tony) McDonald of St. Marys and Kristine Holt of St. Marys; nine grandchildren, Jason Lipp, Danielle Lipp, Brian Moeller, Kevin Moeller, Amanda McDonald, Michael McDonald, Melissa McDonald, Jeremy Holt and Trevor Holt; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Nancy Hyll of Kettering.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Dona Corigan; a brother-in-law, Lou Hall.

Joyce was the owner of the former Pagoda Beauty Shoppe in St. Marys. She was also a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. She enjoyed sewing, reading, watching movies and spending time with her beloved cat.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with the Rev. Ed Bray officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where memorial donations may be directed to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ or to St. Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family via

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