Joanne E. Johnson

MAPLE GROVE – Johnson, Joanne E., age 54 of Maple Grove died suddenly at home on April 17, 2014.

Joanne was born in New Prague, Minn., and baptized into the Catholic faith at St. Thomas in Jessenland, Minn. She graduated from Granada-Huntley High School. Joanne received her bachelor’s degree from St. Theresa’s College and recently received a two-year accounting degree from North Hennepin Community College. She was employed recently by RPC Rabrenco and previously worked at Home Depot. During the ’80s & ’90s, she worked at Intermediate District 287 HTC. She volunteered at CEAP, the Red Cross and Feed My Starving Children. Joanne was a devoted wife and mother. Her heart was incredibly large and unbelievably pure. She was the perfect wife and mother for us. We will forever cherish the time we had with her. We will always celebrate this wonderful lady we were blessed with.

Joanne is survived by husband of 31 years, Kevin; son, Nathan; four-legged friend, Ziggy; mother, Colleen Bressler; brother, Ronald (Kirsten) Bressler Jr., and many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful friends and neighbors.

Preceded in death by father, Ronald Bressler S.; and brother, James Bressler. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 9100 93rd Ave N., Brooklyn Park. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Evans Nordby Funeral Home, 34 Second Street NE, Osseo, and one hour prior to service at church Tuesday. Interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Evans Nordby – (763) 424-4000