Very beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, mentor & friend. Joann was a 55-year member of Holy Spirit Church & Choir and a longtime member of the Colleagues of Calligraphy. Preceded in death by her parents, James & Irene (Smith) Beck and husband of 54 years, Jerome. Survived by children Teresa (William Pohl), David, Diane (Marvin) Witte, Carol (Kim) Agnew, Barbara, Stephen, Thomas (Kim); grandchildren Adriana & Carolyn Pohl & Stanton, Julia, Katherine, Marie, Lucy & Ruth Schulte; sisters Lois (James) Channell & Delores (Richard) Heider; brother John (Kay) Beck; sisters-in-law Beneva Mondor & Eleanor Schulte and many nieces, nephews & friends. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 11 AM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Visitation Friday 4-7 @ O’Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home (575 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul, 651/698-0796) and for 1 hour prior to service at church. Inurnment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Monday at 10:35. Memorials preferred to Holy Spirit Church, Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Joseph’s Academy Alumnae Association or Donor’s Choice. Special thanks to the staff at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice.