Joanna Kathryn Padlo
November 1964 - March 6, 2009
Joanna Padlo, 44, of Modesto died suddenly at her home on Friday. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. to Don and Carolyn “Lynn” Padlo in 1964. Joanna lived in Modesto attending John Sutter School, and then moved to Turlock attending Chatom School and Turlock High School. She graduated from California State University, Stanislaus with a degree in psychology. Joanna was active in middle school and high school choir, volleyball and basketball. She loved music, especially singing and playing the keyboard. Being a self-trained singer, she sang from an early age and performed publicly both as a keyboard player and a singer. Joanna joined several local bands in the past ranging from country, Top 40, and Big Band. She also sang in local churches. She and her late husband produced a CD titled “JOANNA” with her original songs. It played on FM 102.3 and also in Indonesia in the 1990s. She will be missed by her loving family and friends.
Joanna is survived by her mother, Carolyn “Lynn” Padlo of Modesto; brothers, Andrew (Elena) Padlo of San Francisco and Edward (Kathleen) of Turlock; aunts, Katherine Roudebush, Phyllis Hoard and Joan Montague; uncles, Jim (Sharon) Hoard, Keith (Coleen) Padlo, Retha Padlo, Roy Montague and Gilbert Hunt; cousins, Terry Sauriol, Greg Montague, Kristina Hacker, Christina Carey, Brian Hoard, Danielle Frisbee, Jon Hoard, Laura Martin, Becky Stein, Kerrie Fullen, Kevin Padlo and Jeff Padlo; nieces, Anna Padlo-Bukareva, Elicia Padlo, Kaylyn Padlo; and nephews, Zachary Padlo-Bukareva, Matthew Padlo and Justin Padlo. Joanna is preceded in death by her husband, Luke Arsyad; father, Donald Padlo; and grandparents, Louis and Helen Padlo and Al and Margaret Hoard.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Those wishing to remember Joanna can send their written memories to Kristina at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remembrances will be put into a scrapbook for family. Memorial contributions may be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness, Stanislaus County, P.O. Box 4120, Modesto, CA 95352.
Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary.