Matthews, JoAnne M.
85yrs young. Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister JoAnne passed away surrounded by family on November 19, 2021 of Covid-19 complications. She is preceded in death by her husband Thomas; parents Joe and Anne Houde; brothers Dennis and Norman Houde. She is survived by children Michele (Greg) Jepson, Jeffrey (Stacey), Maureen (Steve) Mariano, Marcia (Kevin) Fick, Melanie (Terry), Jason (Kirsten); brothers Gary (Cheryl), Michael (Jeanne); sisters in law MaryLu and Lorna. Grandchildren Kyle (Krystal), Bryan (Katarina), Laura (Mike), Collin, Christopher, Justin (Jenna), Christian, Brianna, Thomas and John. Great grandchildren Logan, Graham and Scarlett. JoAnne and her love of conversation and her unceasing optimism will be dearly missed. Mass of Christian burial at St Ambrose Catholic Church, 4125 Woodbury Dr, Woodbury, MN on December 9th at 11a.m. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass. A celebration of life will take place in the springtime, followed by a private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.