Joan J. Ostermeier, 83, of LaOtto, passed away on November 7, 2020, Auburn Village Nursing Home.\n\nBorn in Fort Wayne, IN, on August 18, 1937, to the late Jule and Maryann (Righley) Jeanmougin.\n\nJoan married Thomas Ostermeier. He preceded her in death on April 29, 1984.\nJoan was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for family gatherings. She was incredibly creative and always made the most amazing birthday cakes, award- winning Halloween costumes, and beautiful displays. Joan enjoyed spending mornings watching birds and stray animals feast from her backyard feeders while sipping her coffee. She was a fierce competitor in nursing home bingo, and she was delighted by the adventures of her great-grandson. She loved her family very much.\nShe worked as a receptionist at Bricklayers Union 4 for many years.\n\nJoan is survived by her two daughters, Marie (Tracey) Hyde and Marie (Mark) Trzeciak; one son, Brian (Sherry) Ostermeier; three grandchildren, Nikohl Wulfsberg, Einar Wulfsberg and Neal Ostermeier; one great-grandchild, Henrik Wulfsberg.\n\nServices will be at a later date.\n\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.