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JoAnn Rae McRoberts Walters
April 14, 1942 –November 5, 2016
JoAnn Walters, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital, Cedar Rapids following a brief illness.
A celebration of JoAnn’s life will be held from 3 until 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at the Woodpecker Lodge at Pinicon Ridge Park in Central City. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa has been entrusted with JoAnn’s care. Memorials may be made to the Animal Welfare Foundation in Monticello. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at
Surviving is her husband, Travis, six children, Brenda (Louis) Cavros and Adel, Bret (Nicole) Walters of Cedar Rapids, Lynn Walters of Chambersburg, PA., Crystal Walters of Ft. Lupton, CO., Lance (Dana) Walters of Arkansas, and Christina Walters of Colfax, 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a sister, Janet (Robert) Campbell, three sister-in-law’s, JoAnn McRoberts, Mary Cozad and Elaine McRoberts and a brother–in-law, Robert Warren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Vernon, a grandson, Jason Walters, two brothers and one sister.
JoAnn Rae McRoberts was born April 14, 1942 in Iowa City. She was the daughter of Dale and Wilma (Gettle) McRoberts. JoAnn graduated from Cedar Rapids, Washington High School. She was employed at a Marion Veterinary Clinic and the Anamosa Hospital. She married Travis Walters on February 4, 1967 at Kahoka, MO. JoAnn had a passion for conservation and took several classes on the subject at Kirkwood. She was a volunteer for the Linn County Conservation Commission for many years. She would often work at the Nature Center in Pinicon Ridge Park.
JoAnn was part of the Jones County Genealogical Society; she had also belonged to Eastern Star. She loved the time she spent with family and friends, especially if it was outdoors, hiking or traveling around Iowa with Travis.

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Source: Anamosa Journal-Eureka, November 23, 2016

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