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JoAnn Oslund

July 17, 1942 — April 21, 2023

Litchfield, Minnesota

JoAnn M. Olsund, age 80 of Litchfield, MN died on Friday, April 21, 2023, at the Meeker Manor in Litchfield, MN.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 28, 2023, at the Litchfield United Methodist Church with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be held at Ripley Cemetery, Litchfield, MN.

JoAnn Mabel Oslund, the daughter of Harold and Mabel (Hoff) Herrly, was born in Green Leaf Township, MN on July 17, 1942.  She was confirmed and baptized at the Cosmos United Methodist Church.  JoAnn graduated from Cosmos High School in 1960 and was united in marriage to Raymond Oslund on March 17, 1961.  She was an active member of the Cosmos United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and Confirmation classes, and later became a member of the Litchfield United Methodist Church.  She worked at the Cosmos Bakery and later worked with Ray, where they owned and operated Red’s Place in Litchfield  She also worked at the Litchfield Garment Factory and was a caretaker for Ray.  She enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with her family and friends.

JoAnn is survived by her children Shelly Jackson of Litchfield, MN, Rhonda Oslund of Litchfield, MN, Brian Oslund of Litchfield, MN and Jason (Heidi) Oslund of Litchfield, MN; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; niece Janelle; nephew Dwight; and stepchildren Steve Oslund, Mike (Helen) Oslund and Kay (Jeff) Urbawicz.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Mabel; husband Ray; infant son Bradley Dale Oslund; sister Elaine; son-in-law Alan; daughter-in-law Stacie; and special friend Darrel.


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