JoAnn Ruth (Thompson) Hebert, age 68, of Duluth passed away on December 19, 2018 at SilverCreek on Main in Maple Grove, MN with her loving and devoted husband, Frank at her side. She was born on October 10, 1950. JoAnn attended Duluth East High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from NDSU and her Master's Degree in Communications from UW Superior.
On December 29, 1989 she married the love of her life, Frank Hebert. JoAnn volunteered at St. John's Catholic School in Duluth, where she loved working with the children and staff. She also worked at UW Superior. JoAnn had a great eye for decorating and made every home she lived in look like it should be in a decorating magazine. She enjoyed spending time salmon fishing on Lake Michigan (usually catching the biggest fish!) and her annual golf trips with lifelong, childhood friends. JoAnn was loving, compassionate and proud of her children but especially her grandchildren.
JoAnn was proceeded in death by her parents, June and Vern Larsen and sister Diane.
She is survived by her husband, Frank; her children Craig (Stacie) Hebert, Christina (Brad Juaire) Hebert, Lynnette (William Brandt) Hebert; her grandchildren: Nicklaus Bertsch, Emily Hebert, Luke Hebert, Catherine Brandt, Austin Brandt, Isabelle Brandt, Chloe Juaire, Ian Juaire; sister Susan (Don) Skinner and brother Brad (Patti) Larsen and their children.
Visitation will be held on Monday January 7, 2018 at Dougherty Funeral Home from 5PM to 7PM and continues Tuesday from 10AM until the 11AM Memorial Service in the Funeral Home. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home. 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. 218-727-3555.