Joyce E. Outhwaite, age 71, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at her residence in Upper Sandusky.
Joyce was born on January 23, 1949, in Upper Sandusky, to Orval and Martha (Snyder) Long. Joyce was married to William Outhwaite on November 3, 1968 at St. Paul Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death on May 27, 2013.
Joyce is survived by two brothers, John (Daisy) Long of Nevada, and Wayne Long of Bucyrus, two sisters-in-law; Sharon Davis of Iron Station, NC, and Deb (Bob) Land of Hudson, NC, along with many nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her brother James Long, her sister Patricia Long, and brother-in-law Wayne Davis.
Joyce graduated from Wynford High School class of 1967 and went on to work for Freezer Queen for several years and then Millington/Blackhawk until her retirement.
Joyce was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Upper Sandusky and was an active member of the Women of the ELCA.
Joyce enjoyed going western square dancing with her husband, having danced for 25 years with the Marion Hicks N Chicks, and the former Wyandot Squares Club in Upper Sandusky. Joyce enjoyed traveling, whether that was with the Goldwing Road Riders Association with Bill, or going on trips with the Wyandot County Council on Aging in more recent years.
She had a love for animals, especially cats to which Joyce referred to as her “babies”, Joyce is survived by her cats: Taffy, Teka, and Tinkerbelle and she was preceded in death by her cats: Toby and Teka, and her dog, Pepe.
Due to Covid-19 funeral services for Joyce Outhwaite will be private and will be taking place at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Barry Halter Jr. officiating the services. Burial will take place at Nevada Cemetery.
A public memorial gathering will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions for Joyce Outhwaite may be given to the Wyandot County Humane Society, St. Paul Lutheran Church, or the Wyandot County Council on Aging and can be sent to Lucas-Batton at 476 S. Sandusky, OH 43351.
Online condolences may be left at www.lucasbatton.com
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St. Paul Lutheran Church
Wyandot County Humane Society
The Wyandot County Council on Aging