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Joretta Ann Mohns

January 5, 1939 May 2, 2010
Joretta Ann Mohns
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Worthington, Minnesota

     Joretta Ann Mohns was born January 5, 1939 in Ewington Township, Jackson County, Minnesota to John and Frances Willardson Mohns. She continued to live on the farm until 1967 when she moved to Worthington, MN. Joretta graduated from Round Lake High School in 1958. She also attended the College of Automation in Des Moines, IA.
     Joretta was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Round Lake. She served on the Pulpit Nominating Committee, was a Trustee for the church and assisted with Bible School for many years, and was on the Memorial Committee for several terms. She also was a member of the Women’s Association where she served as President, Treasurer and Mission Sewing Chairperson. She was a member of the Circle.
     Joretta was also very involved with genealogy. She was a member of the Genealogy Groups for Jackson/Cottonwood County and Nobles County, in Minnesota. She also served as President of both groups and Secretary of Jackson/Cottonwood County group. She also was a member of the Iowa Lakes Genealogy group in Spencer, Iowa and the Computer Genies of Northwest Iowa.
     Golden Rule Aid was a group that was affiliated with the Norwegian Lutheran Church in Jackson County, Minnesota where she also served as a member. There were numerous organizations that Joretta was part of such as the Jackson County Historical Society of Lakefield, Minnesota, a member of the Nobles County Historical Society, and The Indian Lake Project Group in Nobles County, Minnesota.
     Many bus tours were a very big part of Joretta’s life seeing much of the country. Country Time Farm was a place where Joretta worked near Spirit Lake, IA.
     Joretta died on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
     Joretta was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors are several cousins, friends and special friends, the Gordy Vogelaar family.
     Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Round Lake, MN with Pastor Robert Bartlett officiating. Burial will be in the Round Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Round Lake, MN.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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