Joyce E. Holman-Hayes

Joyce E. Holman-Hayes, 85, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Independence House, Fostoria.

She was born Jan. 3, 1929, in Fostoria, to Harley and Reba (Gibson) Mansfield. She married Lloyd Holman in 1947 and he survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are six daughters, Christine (Pete) Norris of Tiffin, Victoria (Allen) Jarrett of Hebron, Ky., Barbara (Stuart) Shiff and Nancy Distel, both of Fostoria, Janet Holman of Hawaii and Carolyn (Bill) Whitta of Fostoria; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Knisely of Tiffin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ronald F. Holman; a daughter, Patricia Mary Holman; a great-grandson; a sister, Marilyn Woodland; a brother, William Mansfield; and a son-in-law, Jeff Distel.

A memorial visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a celebration of life service will begin at 4 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to Fostoria Kaubisch Library or Bridge Hospice.