Joan Alice Sullinger

1926 - 2018

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Joan A. Sullinger, 92, of Kenton, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. She was born in Paulding County on July 17, 1926 to the late John and Carrie (Bidlack) Kemler. On July 7, 1945 she married Charles Sullinger and he preceded her in death on June 19, 2000. Joan is survived by five children: Rex (Joan) Sullinger of Ridgeway, Don (Susan) Sullinger of Georgia, Jill (Earl) Price of LaRue, Patty (Paul) Jones of Strongsville, and Douglas Sullinger of Florida. She is also survived by her sister, Cara Lou Ashbaugh of Georgia; 12 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Mrs. Sullinger was preceded in death by her brother, Howard (Wilma) Kemler; sisters Clara Belle (Floyd) Lehman and Elaine (Kenneth) Robey, and a great-great grandchild. Joan was an active member in the Church of God. She was a great cook and homemaker, and was an outstanding artist who enjoyed painting. She also enjoyed wintering in Florida and playing board and card games. A funeral service will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 10:00 Tuesday until the time of service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the James Cancer Research Center or Nationwide Children's Hospital. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Tuesday, December 4th 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, December 4th 2018 - 12:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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  • Contributions:

    James Cancer Research Hospital -
    For Online Donations, please select above link.
    460 W 10th Ave
    Columbus, Ohio 43210

    Nationwide Childrens Hospital
    P.O. Box 16810
    Columbus, Ohio 43216-6810

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To : Joan sullinger family
Date :Saturday, December 1st 2018
From : Darlyne Tommy Mathewes
May the Lord use the good memories of her to omfort you in this time of loss. One of my fondest memories was staying at your house and experiencing life on the dairy farm. I particularly remember your mom sending us to get milk and bringing it back to the house in a bucket instead of a jug.