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Jo Ann Holycross, 91, Lapel, passed away Saturday at Countryside Manor in Anderson following a brief illness.
She was born on Oct. 1, 1926, in Lima, Ohio, to Lawrence Marshall and Albertine Wilhelmine (Heil) Cunningham.
Jo Ann was graduated from in 1944 from Lima High School.
She worked briefly in the cafeteria at a General Motors plant in Anderson.
Jo Ann was a member of the W.I.V.E.S. club in Anderson for many years.
She is survived by sons, Kenny Holycross, of Anderson, and Wayne Holycross, of Lapel; grandsons, Brian and Ryan Holycross; and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Abby, Gavin and Brayden.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her husband, James Loren.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 N. Main St., Lapel, with Rev. Margie Vandergraff officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Community Hospital and Countryside Manor, and St. Vincent Hospice for their gentle care of their mother.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison County Humane Society.
Online condolences: www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com
Published on February 11, 2018
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