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“Prayers to the family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Stephanie Glysz Chatfield - MI

“My condolences to the extended Mehnert family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Great is her reward in heaven through faith in Jesus. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Keller - Thiensville, WI

“Lori, Joe and Family, so sorry to hear about your mother. May all your memories get you through this time. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mike and Tina Hayward - Bay City, MI

“Dear Pam & Barb, so sorry for the loss of your dear Aunt Jo. My mom always remembered Joan as her "little" flower girl. My sympathy also to Jo's...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Coppler - Bay City, MI

“No words could ease what we feel when we loose someone dear to us, but lori and family her love and legacy and many memories will sustain you just...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Sherry Simons - Bay City, MI

“Joan was a very dear person. We will miss her greatly at dialysis. ❤ ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Jean Keipert - Bay City, MI

“Joe and Lori and family so sorry for the loss of your mother. She will be miss by Ronald and Margaret ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret. And. Ronald. Burkhardt - MI

“Dear Lori and Joe so sorry to learn of your mom's passing you are in my prayers. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Dzurka - BAY CITY, MI

“Joe, Lori and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Joan was a kind, friendly woman and it was a true pleasure to know her. I am certain she will be...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Mahoney - Matthews, NC

“God has so blessed me with the most wonderful family. I love Aunt Jo. I am so thankful for all that she added to my life. Thank you, Aunt Jo. I love...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Amy Mehnert - bradenton, FL


Joan Ruth O'Hara, age 80 years, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Bay Shores Nursing Care Center. She was born on August 4, 1936 in Frankenlust Township to the late Paul and Gertrude (Schroeder) Mehnert. She married Lawrence O'Hara and he preceded her in death in 1970. Joan was a lifelong member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church. She is survived by her daughter, Lori (Joe) Gulino, her grandchildren: Melissa (Tyler) Culler and Paul "P.O." O'Hara, her beloved great-grandchildren: Emma, Lydia and Joella Culler and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death a son, Paul O'Hara, her brother, Kenneth Mehnert and her sisters: Pauline Fogelsonger and Dolores "Dee" Wright. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church. The Rev. Joel Pankow will officiate. Private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery. The family will be present to greet visitors at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church or School.