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Betty Cannon

Betty Lou Cannon (Johnston)

Thursday, November 9th, 1939 - Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Obituary

Betty Lou Cannon, 79, of Independence, IA died Saturday, January 12, 2019 at her home in Independence, IA.

Betty was born on November 9, 1939 in Troy Mills, IA the daughter of Andrew P. and Ruth I. (Peyton) Johnston. She grew up on the family farm and attended Elementary School in Troy Mills. She was a 1958 graduate of the Quasqueton High School, Quasqueton, IA. She married the love of her life John F. Cannon on February 15, 1959 and made their home in Quasqueton. She spent several years working as a Teller at Security State Bank in Independence. Betty and John purchased the John Deere Dealership near Rowley, IA; from Kaesser Implement in 1973. She worked as the Bookkeeper there; until their retirement in 1997.

Betty enjoyed spending time in her yard gardening, crocheting and also loved preserving her memories in scrapbooks.

She is survived by her two sons; Jeff (Jenny) Cannon, Marion, IA, and Craig (Fayla) Cannon, Rowley, IA, five grandchildren; Jason Cannon, Katie (Bryan) Ihle, Brittany (Shawn) Miller, Max Miller, and Scott, Miller, two sisters; Yvonna Gericke, Quasqueton, IA, and Janet Franck, Quasqueton, IA.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Cannon in 2015, and a brother, George Johnston.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday January 17, 2019 at the Reiff Family Center - Funeral Home in Independence, IA, with Rev. Kevin Jennings Officiating. A Private Burial Service will be held at Quasqueton Cemetery. A Visitation will be held from 4 PM until 8 PM on Wednesday January 16, 2019 at the Reiff Family Center - Funeral Home in Independence, IA
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Reiff Family Center - Independence
    Address
    216 3rd Ave SE
    INDEPENDENCE, IA 50644
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Reiff Family Center - Independence
    Address
    216 3rd Ave SE
    INDEPENDENCE, IA 50644
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Kevin Jennings
  • Interment

    Location
    Quasqueton Cemetery
    Address
    QUASQUETON, IA
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  • Reception

    Location
    Reiff Family Center Community Room
    Address
    216 3rd Ave SE
    INDEPENDENCE, IA 50644
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Mark and Theresa Kujawa

Posted at 11:33am
So very sorry to learn of your mother's passing. I am sure she will be deeply missed by all.
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Cleyon and Barbara Franck

Posted at 03:49pm
Cannon family: So sorry to hear of Betty's death. Cleyon and Betty were first cousins. Cleyon's mother was Dorthy. Cleyon's health does not permit us to attend either the visitation or the funeral, but know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Cleyon and Barbara Franck Newhall
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Dan/Liz Gardner

Posted at 07:39pm
So sorry to hear about Betty's passing away. May the Lord comfort the family during this loss. God bless you all.

Dan & Liz Gardner
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Lisa Kremer

Posted at 06:41pm
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joe and Lisa Kremer and family
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