Johanna Margaret “Jo” Rademan, 86, of Jefferson City, Missouri passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022, peacefully at her home surrounded by her daughters.
She was born on a farm in St. Martins on April 22, 1936, to the late Henry John and Loretta Rose (Schulte) Rustemeyer.
Johanna attended eight years of school at St. Martin Grade School and graduated from St. Peter High School in 1954.
She was united in marriage on June 18, 1955, in Jefferson City to Richard Arthur Foubister who preceded her in death on April 12, 1973. On November 26, 1977, she married Louis Bernard Rademan in Jefferson City. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2017.
During her senior year of high school, she worked after school at St. Mary’s Hospital in the Medical Department. When she got married, the nun she worked for transferred her to St. Mary’s in Kansas City. While there, her husband went to school for eighteen months for refrigeration and air conditioning. After coming back to Jefferson City, they started Dick’s Sales & Service Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Johanna took phone calls and did the book work. In addition, she babysat in their home. Some of the children became very important to her.
When her children were in school, she was a Girl Scout leader, 4-H leader, and was an assistant volleyball coach.
For thirty-two years, she worked as a medical assistant for Capital City Medical Associates.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Immaculata Club, and St. Ann’s Sodality.
She enjoyed their cabin on the Osage River, boating, fishing, embroidering, and water aerobics at the YMCA. Together with her husband, she worked in their big garden and enjoyed canning. Most of all, she loved being with her family and friends.
Survivors include three children, Christy (Juan) Velazquez, Jefferson City; Bev (Dwight) Thoenen, Centertown; and Jackie (John) Gilmore, Jefferson City; seven grandchildren, Josh (Angela) Moore, Amanda (Stacey) Jordan, Katelynn (Britton) Cummings, Maria Velazquez, Jennifer Velazquez, Casey Gilmore, Jessie (Calvin) Wilbers; nine great-grandchildren, Madison (Austin) Jackson, Haley Jordan, Devin Jordan, Cole Jordan, Lenon Jordan, Carmela Velazquez, Dexter Moore, Kayden Moore, Brody Wilbers, and a tenth great-grandchild due December 16, Isabella Velazquez; one great-great-grandson, Ashton Jackson; sisters-in-law, Rita Rustemeyer, Centertown; Agnes Distler, St. Martin; Mary (Bill) Wekenborg, St. Martin; a brother-in-law, Elmer Rademan, Folk, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a son Joseph who lived one day; an angel baby boy and an angel baby girl; a brother, Herbert Rustemeyer; in-laws, Clarence (Coletta) Rademan, Edwin (Frances) Rademan, Alfred Rademan, Ann (Floyd) Wilson, Clara (Bill) Farris, Leona (Bill) Kauffman, Regina (George) Farris, Anthony Distler, Carolyn Willis and Ella (Don) Kellett.
Visitation will be 2:30-5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2022, at Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. A prayer service will be at 2 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Tony Onyeihe officiating.
Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com
Monday, December 12, 2022
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church