Joan C. Arredondo, age 69 of Redwood Falls formerly of St. Paul, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Franklin Rehab and Healthcare Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 5 at St. Cornelia’s Guild Hall on Lower Sioux Community. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Guild Hall. Interment will be in the Fort Snelling Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Joan C. Arredondo was born February 22, 1950 to Chris and Corrine (Burke) Christopherson in St. Paul, Minnesota. She attended Central High School in St. Paul. Joan married Leo R. Arredondo at Ascension Church in St. Paul. She enjoyed going to garage sales, gambling, and talking on the phone. Some of Joan’s favorite drinks and snacks were Coca-Cola, coffee, chocolate and chips. She loved celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and spending time with her grandchildren.
Joan is survived by her children: Leo R.R. Arredondo of St. Paul and Gina (Paul) Serrano of Redwood Falls; step-son Leo Richard of St. Paul; grandchildren: Bre-Ana, Lily, Leo, Anecia, Julianna, Marissa, Leilani, Izobell, Eva, Paul Jr., Kourtney, Amber, and Michael; great grandchildren: Leo, Eliseo and Leighla; godchildren: Selene, Conrad and Serene; sisters-in-law: Lydia, Jean, Angie, Lona and Penny; many nieces and nephews; and her dog Liza. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, nephew and godson Bobby Jones and brother Tom.