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Obituary: Jane R. Joki

Jane R. Joki, 66, of Cloquet passed away Jan. 6, 2023, at Miller Dwan hospital in Duluth. She was born Feb. 18, 1956, in Cloquet, the daughter of Ernest and Rosella (DoMoe) Joki. Jane graduated from Cloquet High School in 1974 and worked for Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton, retiring in 2014. She was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton, where she served on the church council and call committee, and with various church social activities. Jane loved needlepoint with plastic canvas, working on her yard, and going to Park Avenue Fitness. She especially loved children.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her two sisters, Mary (Don) Ebb and Anne (Edwin) Weber; nieces, Jessica (Edward) Mallett, Chelsea Weber and Sadie (Melissa) Weber; great-niece, Lennon Jane Weber; special friends Denise and Fred Swanson, and Bob and Peggy DeCaigny; and her church family at Bethesda Lutheran Church.

Visitation: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Friday, Jan. 13 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton, followed by a luncheon in the church social hall. Spring inurnment will be at New Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet.

Pine Knot News, Jan. 13, 2023