Remaining to cherish her memory are her children: Craig (Rhonda) Miller of Farmington, Lori (Rick) Parker of Salem and Marla (Jamee) Wallingford of Farmington; seven grandchildren: Jeremy, Dustin, Meagan, Chad, Cherish, Jasmin and Winston; six great grandchildren: Shaylan, Chavis “Emily”, Kaylee, Kamdyn, Chase and Payton; one great-great step-Grandchild: Izy and her loving dog: Gypsy.
Joann was a 1950 graduate of Farmington High School. She was active in her community serving on City Council in her younger years. She was a homemaker and also worked seasonal jobs at Rider’s Nursery and Pioneer Seed Company. She was a member of the Farmington Legion Auxiliary and the Croton Bunco Club. Joann enjoyed helping with the needs of her grandchildren, sewing, decorating cakes and hosting a New Year’s Brunch for all of her family. She was an avid Elvis fan with several collectibles and enjoyed trips to Graceland.
A Public Graveside Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2018 at Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington, Iowa with Pastor Gordon Hawkins officiating.
Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences to the family may be made at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.