Joan M. Dabe age 73 of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 10:11 P.M. on Monday, November 7, 2011. Joan was born August 28, 1938 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Clarence Sr. & Margaret (Treon) Martino.
In addition to her parents, Joan is also preceded in death by her husband, W. Richard “Dick” Dabe on January 8, 1998 whom she married September 15, 1956.
Joan is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Vicki & Paul Neff of New Weston; sons & daughters-in-law, Thomas & Deborah Dabe of Versailles, Jeffrey & Sherry Dabe of Versailles and Gregory & Patricia Dabe of Versailles; grandchildren, Brandy Dabe, Brittany Dabe, Melinda Dabe & Storm Phenis, Erin & Randy Groff, Michelle & Doug Gordon, Derek Neff, Krista Dabe, Michael & Cassie Dabe, Sarah & Eric Welch and Matthew Dabe; 10 great grandchildren, brother, Clarence Martino Jr. of Troy; sisters & brothers-in-law, Alice & Roger Oliver of Versailles, Donna Bonifield of Rossburg, Kate Fullenkamp of Coldwater, June & Larry Singer of Lewisburg, Jeannie & Brad Miller of Gettysburg, Bonnie & Bob Frantz of Versailles, Roberta Boney of Greenville and Cindy & Joe DeMange of Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com