PINE RIVER - JoAnne Hojem, age 77, of Pine River, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at her home. She was born June 1, 1930, in Luverne, Minn., to Loy and Lillian (Lund) Pfeiffer. She graduated from Pequot Lakes High School and North Dakota State University with a degree in pharmacy and where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She married David Hojem on June 26, 1957. She worked for many years at her father's store, Pfeiffer Drug, in Pine River, where she was known and loved by members of the community.
She is survived by her daughter, Jolene Hojem, of Pine River; son, Tim Hojem, of Pillager; grandson, Kyd; sisters, Mary Pfeiffer, of Pequot Lakes, Lois Berg, of Duluth, and Kathleen Harten, of Lakeville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; and infant son, Loy.
Services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at First Lutheran Church, Pine River, with Pastor Glenn Leaf officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.
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