Joan Warren Schmitz

1930 - 2020

Joan Warren Schmitz, 90 of Findlay passed away at Bowling Green Care Center on Saturday, May 16, 2020. She was born in Mount Blanchard, Ohio on January 30, 1930 to the late Clyde and Grace Ann (Shearer) Wells. Joan was a 1948 graduate of Findlay High School. Joan married James Stahl and they divorced. She then married Richard Warren and he preceded her in death. Joan and James started Shady Grove Restaurant and Putt Putt Course. She also worked for RCA, Trautman/Warren Mobile Home Sales and OH Materials. Joan was a former member of the local Order of the Moose, Findlay Lodge #698, the VFW and Amvets. In her spare time, Joan also enjoyed, bowling, crocheting, ceramic making, and collecting dolls. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Bernie) Stahl of Findlay, OH; James B. Stahl, of Chapala, Mexico; Sherri (Bob) Anast; Renee (Marvin) Firestone, both of Findlay. Also surviving are siblings, Donald R. (Darlene) Wells of Curtis, OH and Marcine Smith of Findlay, OH. She is also survived by grandchildren; Danny Stahl, Shelly Wentling, Matthew (Lara) Stahl, Troy (Jess) Anast, Rachael (Phil) Aretz, Lee (Claudia) Anast, April Firestone-Coppus, Erin Firestone, Brittany (Joe) Domzal, Brooke (Mike) McLaughlin, Elizabeth (Marvin Hunt) Stahl, 33 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren and numerous nephews. Joan was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel J. Stahl, a brother, Charles "Max" Wells, grandchildren; Dennis Stahl, Megann Stahl, Courtney Stahl and one great-great grandson, Cooper Salazar. Visitation will be held from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Joan to the Alzheimer's Association or Bowling Green Care Center. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting