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Joann Austin

Joann Austin, age 75, former resident of Brainerd, died Thursday, April 12, 2012 at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, Minn. She was a loving mother and had a good heart.

Survivors include her son, Steven Asmussen; ex husband, Howard; step children, Alan and Mary Austin; and their children, Gina, Michael and Chantel and all of the rest of the Austin Family.

Services will be held 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2012, with Pastor Barb Christenson officiating at the Church of the Nazarene in Merrifield. Friends may call the hour prior to services at the church. Luncheon to follow the service at the church.