Joanna J. Grassl

Joanna J. Grassl, 75, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 12:43 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Grassl was a 1960 graduate of Warren High school. She was a nurse’s aide in the school corporation for many years. She served as an election worker for many years and was recognized in 2017 by the secretary of state for her service. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Shakespeare Club, Sorosis Club, Gingham Gals Friendship Club and was a past matron of the Eastern Star of Warren.

She was born May 24, 1942, in Huntington to Roy and Beatrice Riggs Shideler. She married Roger Grassl on Nov. 12, 1988, in Warren. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Troy (Dawn) Irick, of Huntington and Todd (Darla) Irick, of Bristol; a stepsister, Mary Dalrymple, of Huntington; a stepdaughter, Christy Monk, of Eclectic, AL; a stepson; Scott Grassl of Gulfport, MS; two half-brothers, Phillip Shideler, of Lubbock, TX, and Dennis Shideler, of Huntington; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tori Alayne Irick.

Calling is Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior to the service, at the funeral home, with Rev. Brooks L. Fetters officiating. Interment will be at the Thompson Home Cemetery in Warren.

Memorials are to Huntington University Foundation, in care of Myers Funeral Home,
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