Joahann Iddings Thompson, 82
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Joahann Iddings Thompson, 82 of Ashland passed away Saturday morning, November 30, 2019 in her home.
She was born on September 13, 1937 in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Ralph Leroy and Doris (nee Altman) Iddings.
She moved to Ohio in 1950 and to Ashland in 1952.
Following high school, Joahann went on to earn an associate degree from North Central Technical Institute.
She retired after more than 20 years from Ashland Chemical where she was a production worker. Joahann was previously employed at the A.L. Garber Company and drove Taxi for Kelly’s Cab Service in Ashland.
Her greatest passion was spending time with her family. She also enjoyed driving her 1972 Chevelle and going to car shows and cruise-ins.
She is survived by two daughters, Joahann Elizabeth Bender of Ashland and Marilyn Jane Walker of Simi Valley, California; two sons, Timothy Wayne (Patty Brant) Thompson of Ashland and Thomas Anthony Thompson of Ashland; grandchildren, Wayne Anthony Thompson, Timothy Wayne Thompson Jr., Nathan Anthony Thompson, Kimberly (Jerry) Newell, Justin (Jamie) Baker and Destiny Wilson; and one brother, Ralph Timothy (Janet) Iddings of Ashland; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, Joahann is preceded in death by two brothers, Leon Iddings and Dwight Altman; and one sister, Janet Hood.
Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the Savannah Volunteer Fire Department, 6 Haney Street, Savannah, Ohio 44874.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.