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Neva Witmer

La Porte City

Neva C. (Dexter) Witmer, 86, of La Porte City, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a brief illness.
She was born April 1, 1931, the daughter of Ray and Clara Dexter. She married Jack Witmer on June 18, 1955.
Neva was actively involved with DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), serving in many positions throughout the years.
She was a member of Christ Church Presbyterian in Cedar Rapids, where she served in numerous roles, including teaching Sunday school, singing in the choir and serving as president of the church's Presbyterian Women.
She is survived by her husband, Jack, of La Porte City; and one son, Mark (Bev) Witmer of Vinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Steven; and a brother, Everett.
Memorials may be directed to the family where a memorial fund has been established.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Christ Church Presbyterian, 2000 First Ave. NW, Cedar Rapids, with burial in West View Cemetery. Public visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.
La Porte City Funeral Home, (319) 342-3131, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com.