JoAnn Tufte, 90

Published 3:52 pm Thursday, May 2, 2024

JoAnn Tufte, 90

JoAnn Tufte, age 90, of Greeley, Colorado, formerly of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Windsong at Northridge in Greeley where she was a resident. JoAnn was born November 6, 1933, in Mower County, the daughter of Harry and Eleanor Sheedy. She later married Richard Tufte. JoAnn was a homemaker and farmer.

JoAnn is survived by her daughter, Debra (Mark) Zehr; son, Denis (Rita) Tufte; two grandchildren, Amanda (Andy) Sayles and Jeremy (Marissa) Tufte; three great-grandchildren, Lydia, Nolan, and Audrie; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Tufte; parents, Harry and Eleanor Sheedy; and brothers, Patrick, Paul, and John Sheedy.

The memorial service for JoAnn will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at Mayer-Hoff Funeral Home. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Mayer-Hoff Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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