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Joann Margie Wytaske

October 25, 1930 — July 14, 2022

Joann Margie (Karlstad) Wytaske, 91, of Lake City, Minnesota, passed away on July 14, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Austin, Minnesota.

Joann was born on October 25, 1930, the daughter of Anton and Selma Rosetta (Orsten) Karlstad in Wanamingo, Minnesota. Joann was co-owner of S&J Mini Department Store along with her daughter Sally for many years in Zumbrota, Minnesota. Before that she and her husband Stanley had a dairy farm located near Oronoco, Minnesota and settled in Pine Island, Minnesota after moving off the farm. Joann enjoyed crocheting, bowling and working in her flower garden. She also loved coloring, puzzles and playing cards, especially 500. Joann was a caring and loving woman with a strong willed but gentle heart. Above all, Joann loved spending time with her family.

Joann was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Carl Chilson, her second husband Stanley Wytaske, her two sisters Ruth Hissam and Alice Wytaske, her brother Arnold Karlstad, son-in-law Daniel Johnson, grandson Adam Johnson and great-granddaughter, Juliah Forbes.

Joann is survived by her children Carol (Chilson) Griffin, Kenneth M. Wytaske, Thomas (Kathy) Wytaske, Sally (Wytaske) Johnson, and Mark (Lynn) Wytaske; 16 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 1:30 pm Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Mahn Family Funeral Home Mahler Chapel, 209 NW 1st Ave., Pine Island, MN. Visitation will be held from 12:30 pm until time of the service. Burial will be at Pine Island Cemetery. To share a condolence or special memory, please visit www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Thursday, July 21, 2022

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Mahler Chapel - Mahn Family Funeral Home

209 1st Avenue Northeast, Pine Island, MN 55963

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Mahler Chapel - Mahn Family Funeral Home

209 1st Avenue Northeast, Pine Island, MN 55963

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Committal

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Pine Island Cemetery

, Pine Island, MN 55963

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