Joanna Anderson

Joanna Anderson, 79, died unexpectedly January 31, 2022, at her home, Fond du Lac, WI.

Joanna was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on January 11, 1943, the daughter of John Bell and Esther Darnieder Bell.  Joanna had one sister, Barbara Bell.

She attended St. Mary Grade School and St. Mary’s Springs Academy both in Fond du Lac.  After graduation from high school Joanna attended Marian College and graduated with BS in Education in 1965.

On June 21, 1975, Joanna married Patrick Anderson at Sacred Heart Church, Fond du Lac.

Joanna was employed for over 30 years in the Fond du Lac School District, teaching Special Education at Lincoln School and 3rd Grade at Evans Grade School. She retired in 1999.

Joanna and Pat both enjoyed organic gardening and spending time at their cabin in Crivitz, WI.  Joanna was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa.  She enjoyed her Tuesday morning breakfasts with friends, playing Canasta at the Senior Center, nature, and her kitties.

Joanna was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her sister, brother-in-law Ronald Anderson, and sister-in-law Sally Frost.

She is survived by her brothers-in-law Bruce (Mary Louise) Anderson of San Antonio, TX, and David Frost of Lebanon, TN; sisters-in-law Catherine (Michael) Gallagher of Roswell, NM and Karen Anderson of Suring, WI; nieces and nephews; Godson Peter (Suzie) Flood and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Friday, February 11, 2022, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Presentation Catholic Church, 705 Michigan Ave., North Fond du Lac, WI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Presentation Catholic Church on Friday, February 11, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.  Entombment will follow at the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

Memorials may be directed to the American Legion Post 75 or Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship Committee, Fond du Lac, WI.