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JoAnn Nissila

May 1, 1935 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 82)

JoAnn Nissila, age 82 of Kensington, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Barrett Care Center.

JoAnn Leona Nissila was born on May 1, 1935 at home in Kensington, Minnesota, the daughter of Gaylord and Elsie (Hedstrom) Bundy. She was baptized and confirmed in the Oscar Lake Lutheran Church. JoAnn attended Rural School District #63 in Solem Township through the eighth grade, graduating from the Kensington High School in 1953. At the age of nineteen she moved to Hopkins, Minnesota where she lived for twenty years, working various jobs in Hopkins. JoAnn then returned back to the Kensington area.

JoAnn enjoyed books, playing cards, hunting, fishing and her family. She is survived by her six children, Deborah Segura of Kensington, Wade (Nancy) Lueck of Brandon, Sheryl (Duane) Bodde of Hoffman, Pamela Larson of Kensington, Sandra (David) Strand of Kensington and LuAnn (Randy) Thorsen of Tyler, Texas; fifteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial Service: 2:00PM Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Hoffman with Pastor James Black officiating.

Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Hoffman is assisting the family with arrangements.

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