Johanna Agnes Henderson, age 94, of Isanti passed away January 7, 2009 at The Villages of North Branch. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 12th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isantiwith Father Richard McGuire as Celebrant. A visitation will be held from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday, January 11th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the funeral Monday at the church. Interment will be in Athens Cemetery.
Johanna Agnes Henderson, known by many as Jane Henderson, was born June 24, 1914 at Cicero, Illinois to Michael and Monica (Lebanowski) Norks. She was raised in Thorpe, Wisconsin. On June 13, 1959 Jane was united in marriage to Wesley Henderson and they made their home in Isanti. Jane worked with Northwestern Bell as an operator in Cambridge and later in Anoka. She was a faithful member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti and was involved with the faith formation program for many years. Jane enjoyed gardening, going to the Creamery and visiting with family and friends.
Jane will be lovingly remembered by her son, Dave (Darlene) Henderson of Isanti; two daughters, Sally (Jim) Provenzano of Colorado, and Joyce Kopp of Cambridge; one brother, Michael Norks of Thorpe, Wisconsin; sister, Agnes Cappelletti of River Grove, Illinois; 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and by many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Monica Norks, and by her husband Wesley.