JoAnn Liinanki

February 5, 1942June 23, 2014
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JoAnn Liinanki; Born February 5, 1942; Passed away at home, surrounded by her family on Monday, June 23, 2014. Mrs. Liinanki is survived by her husband of 43 years, John, her children, Justine Stone, Rob Stone and her grand daughter, Jade Stone. She also leaves behind a brother, Larry Joe Davis. JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Stasia Davis, brother's Allen and Donny Davis. JoAnn, "Nana" to all who loved her was a kind and generous soul who welcomed all the kid's from the neighborhood with open arms, an open door and plenty to eat. She loved spending time in her garden and tending to all her flowers. She also loved to cook, especially for her family, but most everyone new, there was never a hungry mouth turned away. Mrs. Liinanki served her country proudly in the United States Navy. Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m. at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Rd., Highland. Share a memory at


  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, July 12, 2014
  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 12, 2014

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Love Always Your Daughter

September 11, 2014

My Beautiful Mother, not a day goes by that your not missed. I love and miss you so very much!!

Steven Webb

July 19, 2014

Thinking of you all. I will never forget her.

Love your Daughter

July 15, 2014

Mom I Love and Miss you so MUCH!!!

sheryl lynn

June 30, 2014

Thinking of you and all the good times we had!

Cathy Orolim

June 29, 2014

Love to you all. I only hope the good memories of her help heal your broken hearts.

Vickie Mara

June 29, 2014

Dear Justine and family,

I'm so sad to hear of your moms passing. She was like my 2nd mom in high school in all the days and sleep overs we had. I loved your mom. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs to all of you.


Vickie West Mara

June 28, 2014

Johnnie, Rob, Justine and Jade,

I have such wonderful memories of Joann. She had a great sense of humor and was so loving to everyone. Our 4th of July parties at your home were epic, and I'll especially be thinking of her this holiday weekend.

I'm praying for comfort for you all in your time of loss.


Karen Piper

Sheryl Lynn

June 27, 2014

John, Justine, Rob, and Jade, I love Jo! I have such great memories with her. I only wish I had more! John, you gave Jo a great life! She gave you a great life! Been through a lot of ruff times and made it! A ever lasting love! It ended to soon! Why? The big question that none of us can answer! Just something we have to accept! Cause we have to! Love you John! We have great memories together with Jo! I will treasure them! If you ever need to talk or cry I am her for you. Justine and Rob, know you since babies! Since your Dad(Bob) great memories in and out of our lives as we all lead our own. Wish we would of stay in contact more but love the memories we did have! Little Jade! What a sweet girl that your Nana and Pappy loved! My little flower girl! Love you all! Feel the pain you are in and pray for peace for you in time. We never forget and learn to live with the pain of losing a love so close to us! Remember she is watching you and would want you to live your life and enjoy it like she lived hers and enjoy hers with the love you all gave her! Love, Sheryl

Kenneth Lynn

June 27, 2014

Uncle John, Justine and Rob,

I am deeply saddened by the news of Aunt Joann's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. I still have great memories of the time we spent at your house as kids. She will be greatly missed.

Ken and Family

Robert Pintar

June 26, 2014

John, my deepest sympathy on the death of your wife