JoAnna Keocher

JoAnna G. Keocher, age 42, of North Branch, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming.

JoAnna was born on July 16, 1975, in Forest Lake to parents Millard “Sam” and Bernice (Slater) Fynboh.  She attended schools in North Branch and graduated in 1993. She married Brian Keocher on Sept. 16, 1996, in McGregor, Minn. JoAnna worked in the office at Wyoming Machine for several years. She loved scrapbooking, being a Dance Mom to her daughter, Samantha, and she was very involved with Team Yarn in Blaine knitting hats for cancer patients.

JoAnna is survived by her husband Brian, daughter Samantha; mother Bernice Foster of Amery, Wis., and her sister Susan (Bruce) Parks of Wilsall, Mont., and special friends Troy and Laurie Franklin of North Branch. She is preceded in death by her father Millard “Sam” Fynboh.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Salem Lutheran Church in Oxford Township, Isanti County, Minn., with Pastor Rob Krajewski officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday, April 14.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch. Condolences maybe left online at

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