Josephine Roadway, 61Josephine "Jo" Roadway, age 61, of Lake City died on Jan. 11 at the Lake City Care Center after a courageous battle with lung and brain cancer.
Josephine "Jo" Roadway, age 61, of Lake City died on Jan. 11 at the Lake City Care Center after a courageous battle with lung and brain cancer.
Jo was born in California on March 22, 1950, to Glenn and Marilyn (Lindsey) Foster. She grew up in Aberdeen and then in the Twin Cities. She graduated from Spring Lake Park High School. Jo worked as a nursing home assistant and later received her LPN. In 1981, she moved to Lake City and worked at the Lake City Nursing Home, River Oaks Nursing Home, and at ProAct where she worked as a job coach until 2009. She married Dave Roadway on Feb. 15, 2008.
Jo enjoyed camping, gardening, visiting with friends, watching the birds, and reading. She also enjoyed participating in cancer walks and dragon boat races.
Jo is survived by her husband, Dave Roadway of Lake City; her children, Jeff (Jessica) Morgan of Maplewood, Randi Morgan of Lake City, and Danielle (Caleb) Hall of St. Charles; six grandchildren and one on the way; and one brother, Dennis (Susan) Foster of Detroit Lakes.
Jo was preceded in death by her parents; step-mom Catherine and step-mom Audri.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-Peterson Chapel in Lake City. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-Peterson Chapel in Lake City, and 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials preferred to ProAct.
Online condolences can be sent online at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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