Joanne D. Utz
Shelby, OH
October 6, 1933 - May 24, 2005

Calling hours:
Not observed

Private funeral service:
Friday, May 27, 2005
Barkdull Funeral Home

Joanne D. Utz, age 71, resident of Woodland Rd., Shelby died Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at her home following a brief illness.

Born October 6, 1933 in Shelby to William and Esther (Spangler) Broderick the majority of her life was spent in the Shelby area. She was a 1951 graduate of Shelby High School and was a former employee of the Shelby Mutual Insurance Co. Joanne enjoyed her role as a homemaker and cherished the time spent with her family and grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Richard T. Utz ; two daughters and sons-in-law; Denise and Bill Ross of Callander, Ontario, Canada and Debbie and Mike Hart of Shelby; five grandchildren, Bryan and Dan Ross and Jeff, Meg and Tom Hart; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Betty Broderick of Atlanta, Ga. and John and Carol Broderick of Shelby; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Marjorie Tenpenny of Shelby and Kathleen and Ray Simmering of Mansfield; nieces, nephews and other relatives. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Eugene and George Broderick and one sister, Mary Biglin.

Private funeral services will be held Friday from the Barkdull Funeral Home. Reverend Sherry Calvert, chaplain with Stein Hospice, will officiate with interment in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours will not be observed. Memorial expressions may be made to the Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Oh. 44870.