Joyce Zellner

October 8, 2020

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Joyce Zellner, age 70, resident of Willard, Ohio, passed away peacefully at Willows at Willard. She was born on June 28, 1950, in Willard, Ohio, to the late Joseph and Anna (Shepherd) Dale.

Joyce had worked at MTD in Willard and enjoyed taking trips to the lake with her friends. One of her favorite activities she enjoyed was riding on the Harley with her husband and friends. A patient, kind, and caring woman, she loved and adored children. Joyce will be missed by all who knew her.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Jeremy Hicks; sister, Eleanor Stout; and two brothers, Herman and Leonard Dale.

In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, David Zellner; sisters, Joann Hoffman, and Jewel Rapalee; and brothers, Billy Dale and David Dale.

At this time, there will be no services. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting


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Ruben Flores - Oct 19, 2020
I am so sorry to hear Joyce passed. My deepest sympathy to Her family especially her son Jeremy . She was a great Lady with a good heart and a super sense of humor.
Kim Vanderpool - Oct 18, 2020
Jeremy I am so sorry for your loss. I just heard today. Lots of great memories. Prayers to you.
Sherryl Van Zoest - Oct 16, 2020
my dear friend I miss you and love you!
Dennis A Zellner - Oct 14, 2020
Joyce. May you Rest in Peace.
Karen E Mills - Oct 14, 2020
So sorry to hear about Joyce. I remember how much fun we had when we met at Curves classes years ago. She was such a good person. She will forever be in our hearts. God bless .
Patricia morrow - Oct 13, 2020
she was the nices person i have work with for a long time she was astrong women she will be miss
Connie Gearheart - Oct 13, 2020
Joyce was a great caring lady I loved working with her I first met Joyce at the bowling alley when I was growing up She will be missed!
Kim Davis - Oct 13, 2020
Thinking of u in this time of sorrow. She was a special lady
BrendaCaudill - Oct 12, 2020
So sorry to here about your mom she was a good friend of my that I will truly miss Rest In Peace my friend Jermey she loved u so much
Jeni Shaver - Oct 10, 2020
Jeremy, I am so sorry for your loss. I loved working with Joyce, she will be missed by all that knew her. You are in my prayers
George n Cathy McCowan - Oct 10, 2020
Sorry for your loss you have our sympathy thoughts and prayers to you and your family
Susie Kimble Smith - Oct 10, 2020
My Deepest condolences Jeremy. Your mother was a wonderful person. Always Smiled and she loved u so much.
Eileen Hosang - Oct 10, 2020
So sorry to hear of the passing of Joyce , my prayers to all of family and friends. May God bless
Nana Gladys Hicks - Oct 9, 2020
I am so sorry for the loss of your mama. May God wrap his arms around you and help bring comfort. I love you Jellybean
Mike and Linda Veletean - Oct 9, 2020
Jeremy we are so sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with you.
Pam Martin - Oct 9, 2020
So terribly sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. Prayers to Jeremy and the family.
Kathy Hocks Swartz - Oct 9, 2020
Deepest condolences, rest in peace Joyce
Brenda Cramer - Oct 9, 2020
I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to Jeremy and family.
Leigh Ann Gerlak - Oct 9, 2020
I’m so sad to hear this I’m so very sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the family
Van & Connie Ramsay - Oct 8, 2020
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Keeping you in our thoughts.
Karen - Oct 8, 2020
Jeremy Im very sorry for the loss of your mother. You have my deepest condolences. May God bless you.