JoAnn Hagberg-Hubbard

NEW ULM – JoAnn Hagberg-Hubbard, 85, of the New Ulm and Lafayette area died Tuesday at the Mayo Health Systems in Mankato.

Funeral service will be Monday, October 7, at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with Pastor Robert Miner officiating. Burial will follow in the First Lutheran Cemetery in Lafayette.

Visitation will be 2 5 PM Sunday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at church on Monday.

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JoAnn is survived by her husband, Owen Hubbard of Mankato; daughters, Jerilyn (Dale) Bergdahl of Charlotte, Vermont, Dianne Lueck ( Matt Tripp) of Bloomington, Beth (Arlin) Miller of Winthrop, Jean (Randy) Farrow of Mankato; sons, Jay (Wendy) Hagberg of Lafayette, Alan (Kris) Hagberg of Lafayette; Owen’s children, David Hubbard, Nadine Novo, Charlie Hubbard and Elizabeth Hubbard; 19 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; sisters, Nadean Johnson of New Ulm, Helen (Fred) Gratz of St. James; and by a brother, Conrad (Donna) Hoffman of Byron.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her first husband, Donald Hagberg on October 15, 1976.

JoAnn Louise Hoffman was born April 30, 1928 in Bernadotte Township, Nicollet County to Charlie and Myrtle (Lindquist) Hoffman. She was a 1945 graduate of New Ulm High School. JoAnn was united in marriage to Donald Hagberg on January 24, 1947 in Lafayette. After marriage they farmed in Lafayette Township and also raised and was devoted mother to six children. JoAnn also worked at Citizen’s Bank in Lafayette, Winthrop Savings and Loan and the Lafayette Good Samaritan Center. She married Owen Hubbard on July 15, 2002 in Apache Junction, Arizona. JoAnn volunteered many hours as a 4H leader, Sunday school teacher and the ladies aid at church. She enjoyed dancing, sewing, baking, cooking, canning and working with flowers. Her greatest love was her family, spending countless hours with her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were very special to her.

She was a past member of First Lutheran Church in Lafayette and the American Legion Auxiliary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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