JoAnn PearsonJoAnn K. Pearson, 66, of Superior, passed away on March 26, 2013, while visiting family.
JoAnn K. Pearson, 66, of Superior, passed away on March 26, 2013, while visiting family.
Born May 26, 1946, in Superior, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Hjalmer and Esther Hakkinen and grew up in Brule, Wis. JoAnn enjoyed playing cards with her kids and grandkids, supporting Special Olympics and collecting antiques. She cherished the many years spent with friends at her kids sporting events, ladies card club and holiday gatherings.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ronald L. Pearson; three sons, Rich Pearson and his wife, Pam of Woodbury, Minn., Michael Pearson of Superior, and Andy Pearson and his wife, Cherese of Ankeny, Iowa; five grandchildren, Ricky, Tanner, Hope, Mia and Bryer; two sisters, Karen (Ron) Ahola, Superior and Susan Snydle, Atlanta, Ga., one brother, Brian Hakkinen of Superior and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Saturday, April 6 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Superior starting at 10 a.m. Memorial services start at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Will Mowchan officiating. Lunch will follow at the church. A private family inurnment will occur at a later date.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials are sent to support activities of The Challenge Center and Superior Special Olympics to: JoAnn K. Pearson Memorial, c/o Superior Choice Credit Union, 2817 Tower Avenue, Superior, WI, 54880.
We love you mom!