Joan J. Pallett

  • Born: June 28, 1937
  • Died: December 21, 2015
  • Location: North Liberty, Iowa

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service

2720 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

gayandciha@gayandciha.com
Tel. (319) 338-1132

Tribute & Message From The Family


Joan J. Pallett, 78, of North Liberty, died Monday, December 21, 2015.

In accordance with Joan's wishes, she has been cremated. A memorial service for Joan will take place 6 p.m., Thursday, March 24th at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. A time of visitation and reception will follow the service.

Joan Joyce Wensorra was born June 28, 1937, in Clinton, Iowa; daughter of Roberto and Pauline C. (Heick) Wensorra. Joan graduated from West Branch High School with the class of '56. She will be remembered as a fun, feisty woman who delighted in sharing her love of cooking with all who walked through her door. Joan was also an artist, and in her free time, loved to paint.

Her family includes her daughters, Dee Lovig (Eric) of North Liberty, Kimberly Loya of Leavenworth, Kansas and Dawn Lawson (Steve) of Loveland, Colorado; sisters, Kathy Scott of Hill City, KS and Anne Wentz of Coralville, as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter; her beloved sister, Nancy Wright and Nancy's husband, Richard, and brother-in-law, Leroy Scott.