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“My thoughts and prayers i knew joan from the high rise in wells ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Marlys Larsen - Anoka, MN

“So sorry to heat of Joan's passing. She lived just down the street in Freeborn from us and babysat my 2 sisters and I all the time (my folks must of...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: john miller - freeborn, MN

“Joan was a very special angel on earth. Her beautiful smile touched many hearts. She was a kind soul who always would stop to visit and check to see...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Marlene Wegner - Wells, MN

“I am so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was one of my mom's (Lorraine Stevermer) best friends. Joan was a wonderful person and I always loved...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Stevermer-Rude - MN

“Joan was a great friend to many - including my mother Frances Beckmann, my aunt Violet Hoeg and my cousin Ardine Kelley. I will always be grateful...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Merry Beckmann - Saint Paul, MN

“Prayers for the family. She was a nice lady ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Christine Cooper - Wells, MN

“Donnie and families, so sorry for your loss. She was quite the lady. Rest in Peace Joan. Sue and Donnie Grunzke. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Grunzke - Alden, MN

“Our sincere sympathy to Joan's family! May your memories of Joan bring you comfort & peace. I used to run into Joan often while out for a walk- she...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Vee - Wells, MN

“This is so sad to hear. Joan was our first babysitter for our oldest Daughter, Dawn. I would pick her up each morning and she would be at our house...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Neil Purdie - Wichita Falls, TX


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Joan E. Jespersen, age 85, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Mankato, MN. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells, MN, with Pastor Mary Iverson officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM prior to the service on Tuesday. Interment will be at Freeborn Cemetery in Freeborn, MN.
Joan was born on August 26, 1932 in Alden, MN, the daughter of Bernhardt and Nora (Millhouse) Jespersen. Joan was a care provider to children and the elderly throughout the years. Joan was often seen around town on her daily walks, and enjoyed country music and the MN Twins. She also did needle point and jigsaw puzzles. Joan was a very caring and devoted person to her church and all the people that she came in contact with.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; brother Paul Jespersen.
She is survived by her brothers: Roger (Susan) Jespersen of Mankato, MN, Donald (Pam) Jespersen of Wells, MN; sisters: Cheryl Dornquast of Elmore, MN and Betty (Tom) Schuster of Baudette, MN; and several nieces and nephews.