Jansen, Joan Gail age 90, passed away on October 14, 2020, at home in the care of family. She is survived by her children Sandra Danover, Dana St. John (Susan), Brian St. John (Jane) and Pamela Hudek, grandchildren Christy Fogarty (Steve), Jennifer Danover, Jeremy St. John (Jenelle), Travis St. John, Amanda Bowler (Dan), Angela Eide (Shawn), Karla Michaels (Chris) and Dallas Hudek, as well as great grandchildren Ashley, Jack and Thomas Fogarty, Miles and Conner Bowler, Kaeden Michaels, and Blake Eide. She is also survived by her Jansen stepchildren Leslie (Scott), Chris (Kathy), Michael (Erin), and Lynn (Steven), as well as several more grandchildren. Joan was the inspiration and core of a close family who enjoyed spending time together as much as possible. She loved gardening, golf, boat rides, staying active with walking and yoga, and attending plays at Chanhassen and other venues. She also loved to travel and could be found houseboating down the Mississippi, ziplining and rafting in Alaska, riding elephants in Africa and camels in Egypt, visiting relatives in Norway and much more. She is predeceased by her husband Edward Jansen, parents Fred and Hilda Hagen, sister Eileen Kappauf and twin sister Jean Saxton, niece Judy Kappauf, and son-in-law Dennis Hudek. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.

Published on October 18, 2020