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Hi I'm JoAnn Johanson

I love being a woman. I enjoy creating, being involved in politics and am trying to become more physically fit. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California right before the big earthquake of the 1930s. My husband and I raised 6 children in the San Francisco Bay Area during the "hippie" years. A job transfer took us to Georgia for 20 years to enjoy southern culture and beauty. Now, in our "old "age we are in Utah, the land of my ancestors, and nearer our children. Our posterity (30 and counting Great Grandchildren) is our joy and blessing.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Both my Father and Mother came from pioneer ancestry. I treasure the stories of my great grandparents who gave up comforts and tradition to join the Church, travel to Utah in the 1800's and begin a new life. I have always known my Heavenly Father loves me, but as years have passed, my testimony has grown as I have experienced His tender mercies. Through service opportunities in the Church, either teaching of in leadership, I have felt His Spirit and guidance. I have come to know that Joseph Smith had to be called of God to restore His Church again to the earth and that we have a Prophet on the earth today. How grateful I am for that knowledge and for his counsel! I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God as well as the Bible. It is a clear and understandable witness of Jesus Christ. I owe all my live to the Savior. He gives me hope. He is my friend. I love Him. I strive to follow Him.

How I live my faith

The scriptures and my religion guide my life. I love to serve others. I try to be an example of gentleness and caring and devotion to my Savior. I am secretary of our political precinct and have concern for the freedom of our nation. It has been great to meet my neighbors and encourage their participation in being involved in government.