Joan Audre’ Hynes went home to the Lord surrounded by her loving family on
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Cottagewood in Rochester.
Joan A Hynes was born January 19, 1932 in Seneca, Iowa, to Leonard B and
Lucy M (Saunders) Anderson.  She graduated from Thompson, Iowa high school
and married Paul B Hynes November 14, 1949 in Buffalo Center, Iowa.  They
farmed in Springfield Mn and then in 1958 moved to Plainview to farm for most of
their life.  They retired to Lake City in 1998 and then Joan moved back to
Plainview after Paul’s death.  She moved to Cottagewood in September 2014.
She spent many days watching her grandchildren.  Her days were brightened by
visits from her family.  She was an active member of St Joachim’s Church, the
Catholic Daughters,  Adult Choir, and taught religious classes for many years.
After retirement, she volunteered at St Mary’s Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband Paul, her parents, and 3 brothers
Robert, Larry, and Joseph, one granddaughter, Jennifer and one grandson,
Gordon.  She is survived by her 10 children: Charlotte (Kenneth) Lindmeier,
Larry (Yoon), Timothy (Linda), Paul (Meta), Nancy Decker, James (Linda), Angie
(Darrel) Dessner, William (Sharon), Dennis (Darla), and Kathleen and 3 sisters,
Judy Menke, Mary Post and Sandra (Wayne) Pederson.  She had 28
grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren, which she cherished very much, and
numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at St Joachim’s
Catholic Church, 900 West Broadway, Plainview, MN  55964. Visitation will be
Sunday afternoon from 3:00-6:00 pm at Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in
Plainview and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
The family would like to thank the Cottagewood staff and Season’s Hospice for
their loving care of mom.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 657 3rd St SW, Plainview, MN, 55964, 507-534-
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