Maple Grove Joanne E. Johnson, age 54, of Maple Grove, died suddenly at home on April 17, 2014.
Joanne was born in New Prague and baptized into the Catholic faith at St. Thomas in Jessenland. She graduated from Granada-Huntley High School. Joanne received her Bachelor's Degree from St. Theresa's College and recently received a 2 year Accounting degree from North Hennepin Community College. She was employed recently by RPC Rabrenco and previously worked at Home Depot, and during the 80's and 90's 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 her 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.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Bressler Sr.; and brother, James Bressler.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Brooklyn Park on April 22, 2014. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery. Evans Nordby Funeral Home, in Osseo assisted the family with the arrangements.