MISSOULA — JoAnne VanDerhoff Haugen, the New Year's baby of 1953 in Missoula at St. Patrick Hospital, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in the same hospital. 

Joanne graduated from St. Pat's School of Nursing and had a 33 year career there, starting in Pediatrics and working in General Surgery. Her school years were in Paradise and Plains. 

She is survived by her long-time partner Dennis Pratt, and two sisters Marylynn Guenther of Yakima, Washington, and Jane Smiley of Kalispell, Jake Pratt, Jeremy Pratt and six grandchildren.

A celebration of Jo's life will be announced a later date.