Joan Loretta Lindula, 77, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Federal Way, WA.
She was born Oct. 8, 1944, the daughter of Eino and Agnes (Ailie) Tormanen in Meeker County.
She always felt thankful for her rural upbringing and had loving memories growing up on the farm.
Shortly after high school graduation, she moved west to the state of Washington. There she meet the love of her life, Robbin Lee Lindula. The were married in Cokato Township on her birthday, Oct. 8, 1966.
Joan appreciated the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and shared it with many visitors over the years.
She was active in her church, and did volunteer work for many. She loved entertaining in the beautiful gardens she and Rob created. Many friends and family were treated to lovely tea parties.
Joan’s love for the Lord was the core of her life, and it was apparent in all she did.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Eino and Agnes Tormanen; and brother, Robert Tormanen.
She is survived by her husband, Robbin; brother, Richard (Anne); brother, Calvin (Susan); many loving nieces, nephews, special cousins; and aunt, Dorothy Raisanen.