LIMA — Joanne LeMar is celebrating her 85th birthday. A family dinner will be held at Old Barn Out Back.
She was born Feb. 1, 1933, in Lima, to Donald and Sophia Boothby. On Sept. 28, 1952, she married Roger R. LeMar, who died Dec. 11, 2001.
She has four children, Rogina LeMar, of Lima, Roger K. LeMar Sr., of Lima, Randy (Patti) LeMar, of Waynesfield, and Mark (Kelly) LeMar, of Mentor. Two children, Stephen R. LeMar and Catherine J. LeMar, are deceased. She has 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She worked at a Lima cigar factory, Artex and as a nurse aide at Lost Creek. She is a member of South Side Church of Christ. She enjoys doing puzzles and playing board games in the company of her dog, Jessie.