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Joan Dunbar

Betty Joan Dunbar, 90, of West Chester, died Monday, October 5, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital. A private graveside service will be held in Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. No funeral or visitation will be held, per her request. A memorial fund has been established for the University of Iowa Cardiac Unit or the family for last minute expenses. The Beatty Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Joan Dunbar was born July 25, 1930, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Ernest and Estella (Warner) Morgan. She attended school in Fairfield Iowa. On November 28, 1948, she was married to Daryl Dunbar in Washington. She had many different jobs throughout her years. She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church in Wellman and enjoyed reading, camping, fishing, and crocheting.

Survivors include three sons:, Duane (Linda) Dunbar of Clarksville, TN, Ronnie (Charlotte) Dunbar of Glendale, AZ, Tracy (Amy) Dunbar of St. Cloud, FL, five daughters: Diane (Raymond) Cline of Iowa City, IA, Delores (Michael) Lillie of West Chester, IA, Doris (Jerry) Williams of Douds, IA, Lori Billmeyer of West Chester, Janet (Larry) Knebel of Hills, IA, and numerous grand and great grandchildren.

Preceding Joan in death were her parents, her husband, son-in-law Fred Scott, sister Jean Crawford and brother Monte Morgan.

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Lori and Zoey, I am so sorry to hear about Joan passing. I did not know her well, but enough to know that she had a pleasant personality and didn't know a stranger. She was a strong willed woman in my eyes. She will be missed terribly by many in the community. God rest her soul. Jennie Gerot

Jennie Gerot Oct 7 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayersgo out to all of you, She was a wonderful LADY

Peg & Tom Redlinger Oct 7 2020 12:00 AM