Joyce M. Pagnard, age 94, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 8:52 PM on Friday, October 1, 2021, at home with her family.
Joyce was born on November 1, 1926, in Harpster, Ohio, to Henry and Bernice (Montee) Swihart. Joyce Married Daniel Pagnard on April 11, 1947, and they celebrated 67 years of marriage. Daniel preceded her in death on May 22, 2014.
Joyce is survived by her son, Dennis E. Pagnard of Morral, two grandchildren: Rex (Lynette) Pagnard and Pennee (Matthew) Perkins, both of Upper Sandusky, great grandchildren: Meaghan (Schuyler) Brunson of Upper Sandusky, Raylan and Barrett Perkins both of Upper Sandusky. Joyce is also survived by three great great grandchildren Carter, Brantley, and Beckett Brunson.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter in law Patricia Pagnard, and her sister, Audrey Coppler.
Joyce graduated from Harpster High School class of 1944 and went on to work at Paul’s Shoe Store, Bowen Implement as a secretary for many years, Clyde’s/Dave’s Grocery Store, and finished her working career at Wendy’s.
Joyce loved bowling and also managed Wyandot Lanes Bowling Alley in Upper Sandusky with her husband for several years.
Joyce was a lifelong member of Trinity Evangelical U.M.C. in Upper Sandusky, she was a member of the Upper Sandusky Elks Emblem Club #536 and the American Legion Auxiliary #225, where she held offices in both over the years.
Joyce was an avid golfer and was a member of Stone Crossing, and enjoyed working the Memorial tournament with her husband Daniel and their close friends the Hershner’s.
Most of all, Joyce loved spending time out on the farm with her grandchildren.
A memorial service for Joyce Pagnard will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky, and will be officiated by Rev. Jim Stauffer. Burial will follow at Old Mission Cemetery.
Visitations for Joyce will be held from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the funeral home. There will also be an Emblem Club Memorial Service at 5:00 PM on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions for Joyce Pagnard may be made to Trinity Evangelical U.M.C. or to a charity of the donor’s choice and can be sent to Lucas-Batton at 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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