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Obituary Joan M. (Koesters) Brunswick

January 14, 1945 - May 2, 2020

Joan Marie (Koesters) Brunswick,

Age 75, of Linden Street, Anna, passed away of natural causes early Saturday morning, May 2, 2020, at the Wilson Health Hospital ER in Sidney, Ohio. She was born January 14, 1945, in Celina, Ohio, to the late Leonard & Marie (Post) Koesters. On July 8, 1967, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Wendelin, Joan married Gerald "Hap" Brunswick who survives.

Also surviving are four children: Bart & Joan Brunswick of Anna, Shawn & Melissa Brunswick of Anna, Tonia & Steve Kramer of Osgood and Marie & Doug Mueller of Osgood; eight of nine grandchildren: Trevor Brunswick (dec.), Katelyn & Elliot Callow, Kirsten, Alicia, Alex and Morgan Brunswick, Hannah, Natalie and Lauren Kramer; eleven of twelve siblings: Jean (twin) & Elmer Mueller of Osgood, Jim & Pat Koesters of Dayton, Bill & Kathy Koesters of Carthagena, Charlene & Lou Grieshop of Fort Recovery, Kathy & Roger Broerman of Fort Recovery, Mike & Jane Koesters of London, Beck (dec.) & Dave Rammel of Sharpsburg, Nick & Darlene Koesters of Wendelin, Judy & Jack Gaerke of St. Peter, Steve & Joyce Koesters of St. Henry, Mary Kay & Matt Cahill of St. Henry and Frank & Diana Koesters of Wendelin as well as sisters & brothers-in-law: Marianne Brunswick of Osgood, Mary Martha Coverstone of Sidney, Treva Berger of New Weston, Alberta Behr of Fort Loramie, Sandra & Don Otte of Tennessee and Donna & Don Mertz of Chickasaw along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step father, Paul Ranly and four brothers-in-law: Maurice "Mouse" Brunswick, Marlin "Doc" Coverstone, Joseph Berger and Norman "Shorty" Behr.

Joan was a 1963 graduate of St. Henry High School. In 2014, she retired from Wilson Health Hospital where she had been a STNA for 20 years. She previously owned and operated the J & H Superette store in Sidney (also 20 years). She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville and the St. Henry girls card club. Joan was dedicated to her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards and an occasional casino visit.

Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at St. Martin Cemetery in Osgood with Rev. Stephen Mondiek presiding. Memorials in Joan’s memory may be made to charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at

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