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Joan Cram

JOAN C. CRAM
Marion

Joan C. Cram, 91, peacefully entered the Kingdom of her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Bessie Jurgensen; husband, Walter C. Cram; and sons, Steven W. Cram and Michael J. Cram.

She is survived by two sons, Timothy A. (Melanie) Cram of Phoenix, Ariz., and John A. (Diane) Cram of Marion; two daughters, Barbara J. (Dennis) Orr of Cedar Rapids and Judy K. (Dave) Arnold of Center Point; sisters, Lois Urban of Anamosa and Donna Leporte of Des Moines; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

She loved her family dearly. Spending time with her two sisters, whom she deeply loved, was a great joy to her. She will be missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association.

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