Joanne Bash

July 17, 1947 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 72)


Joanne G. Bash, 72, of Rockford, Ohio, died Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 5:45 a.m. at Maplewood of Shane's Village where she was resident. She was born in Richmond, Indiana, on July 17, 1947, to the late Harry and Ruth (Wagner) Glick.
A 1965 graduate of Eaton High School, Joanne earned her Bachelor's Degree from Ohio University in 1969. She went on to earn her Masters of Education from Wright State.
Joanne taught Family and Consumer Science (Home Economics) for 37 years, retiring in 2007. During those years, she taught at Parkway Local Schools from '69 to '80, and '91 to '07, and at Mendon Schools from '82 to '91.
She was a member of the Rockford United Methodist Church where she enjoyed participating in the women's association and other church activities.
On December 21, 1974, Joanne married the love of her life, Marshall A. Bash, who preceded her in death on October 3, 1989.
Surviving are her children: Mark A. (Ellen) Bash of Rockford; Jennifer C. (David) Robertson of Liberty Township, Ohio; three grandchildren: Tyler Alan Bash, Isabella Rose Bash, and Estella Rosetta Robertson; sister, Kay Jane Houser of FL; sister-in-law, Lee Ann Glick of Middletown, OH; brother-in-law, Winston (Dorothy) Bash of Grove City, OH; nieces: Lori (Jason) Anderson of FL; Michelle (Scott) Rattan in Grove City, OH; as well as nephew, Wesley Bash of TX.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joanne was preceded in death by her brothers: James R. Glick, Joseph A. Glick; and father-in-law & mother-in-law, Wade D. & Rosetta M. Bash.
Funeral services will be held at 12PM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at the Rockford United Methodist Church, 202 S Franklin St, Rockford, OH 45882 with Pastor Chip Steffy officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call at the church, two hours prior to the service, from 10AM to 12PM on Wednesday. To share in Joanne's online memorial, please visit
Arrangements entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home.

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October 30, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rockford United Methodist

Rockford, OH

October 30, 2019

12:00 PM
Rockford United Methodist

Rockford, OH

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