September 21, 1952 - June 6, 2016


Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home Chapel in Sauk Rapids for Joanne M. Doeden, age 63, of Sauk Rapids who passed away Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. Chaplain Donald Wilke will officiate. Visitation will be after 9:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home Chapel. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.

Joanne was born September 21, 1952 to Kenneth and Barbara (Richards) O’Donnell in St. Cloud. She worked as a Public Safety Dispatcher for the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department for over 28 years. Joanne also worked for Goodman Jewelers and volunteered for the Sheriff’s Department Explorers Program. She was proud of her work and was a great mentor to young girls. Joanne enjoyed reading, keeping busy and had a quiet and kind presence.

Joanne is survived by her daughter Shannon (Wade) Buss of Raymond; siblings, Susie (Arnie) Foss of Becker, Steven (Cari) O’Donnell of Lancaster, PA; two grandchildren, Caitlyn and Aiden. She was preceded in death by her parents.