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Joelle Ann (Jochims) Johannsen

May 12, 1941 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 76)

Joelle A. Johannsen, age 76, of Holstein, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at her home of Holstein.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein with the Rev. Beverly J. Wolff officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein. 

Joelle A. Johannsen was born May 12, 1941 to Evelyn (Bauer) and LeVerne Jochims.  She was a 1960 graduate from Holstein High School, and then attended Wayne State College in Wayne, NE. 

            Joelle was united in marriage to James S. Johannsen on April 27, 1963.  They raised their son and three daughters on a farm in Holstein, Iowa. 

            Joelle worked as a CNA at the Alta Hospital and also at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein for 26 years.   She enjoyed playing cards and was a member of several bridge clubs.  She was a member at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was active in the Church Circle.  She enjoyed making quilts, traveling, baking, music and especially spending time with her family and friends.

            She is survived by her son, David and Michelle Johannsen of Holstein, IA; three daughters, Denise and Mark Paine of Mason City, IA, Danelle and Doug Zinn of Storm Lake, and Dana and Josh Albers of Battle Creek, IA; eight grandchildren, Zachary and Marin Paine (special friend, Colton), Hannah and Lillian Johannsen, Jaeden, Brooklyn, McKenna and Benton Albers; and two great grandchildren, Kenadi Rohlk and Hazely Theilen; two brothers, Jerry and Deb Jochims of Burlington, IA and Jeff and Linda Jochims of Holstein, IA; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James on April 20, 1994; and parents-in-law, Orville and Helen Johannsen.

 Service Information

September 27, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
1600 S. Kiel St.
Holstein, Iowa 51025

Funeral Service
September 28, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
304 E. 2nd St.
Holstein, Iowa

September 28, 2017

Holstein Cemetery

Holstein, Iowa 51025

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