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1934 Joanne 2021

Joanne J. LaFrenier

June 14, 1934 — January 25, 2021

Memorial service for Joanne J. LaFrenier, 86, of Hoyt Lakes, formerly of Babbitt, will be 1pm Friday, January 29, 2021 at Faith Assembly of God Church in Aurora with Pastor Derrick DeTurk officiating.  Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church.  COVID mandates will be followed.  Burial will be at a later date in the Harris Cemetery in Harris Township, Minnesota.  Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.

Joanne died Monday, January 25, 2021 at New Journey Residence in Eveleth, Minnesota.

She was born June 14, 1934 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota to Peter and Helen (Siegel) Schlader.  She attended Big Fork Schools and later married Edward LaFrenier on August 25, 1951 in Big Fork, Minnesota.

Joanne and her husband resided in Babbitt and she lived there from 1956-1985.  There, she raised her family and was a stay at home mother.  She loved sewing and drawing.  Joanne enjoyed gardening and was a wonderful cook and baker.  Most recently, she resided in Hoyt Lakes prior to moving to New Journey Residence.

Survivors include her children: Debra Jean Hanson of Grand Rapids, Vicki (Warren) Eggebraaten of Babbitt and Robert (Bonnie) LaFrenier of Hoyt Lakes; grandchildren: Eric, Jon, Beckie, Steve, Lisa, Michael and Melissa; great grandchildren: Landan, Brendan, Tristan, Rowan, Victoria, Jon, Elizabeth, Alex, Emily, Addison, Paige, Cooper, Taylor, Evelyn, Reid, Kaitlyn and David; several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward and brothers: Dick and Larry.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Faith Assembly of God

5007 Hwy 110, Aurora, MN 55705

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