Johanna Simons, a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, died Oct. 12. She was 94.

Mrs. Simons was born July 20, 1918, in Apeldoorn, Holland. By age 17, she completed training as a seamstress and began a lifelong career.  She immigrated to Toronto in the '50s, and then on to Portland in the late '60s where she worked in the alterations department of Nordstrom.

A memorial service and reception will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, at St. Anthony of Padua Church. A rosary will be at 10:15 a.m.