JoAnn A. (Lamont) Caldwell

JoAnn A. (Lamont) Caldwell, 70,  died Jan. 29, 2021, in Wichita.

She was born Jan. 5, 1951, in Smith Center to Cecil and Carmen (Waters) Lamont. She was a 1969 graduate of Kensington High Schoo and graduated from Cloud Community College in Concordia with a bachelor’s in nursing.

She married Curtis Caldwell on Aug. 24, 1978, in Kensington. He preceded her in death. She was a nurse and caregiver in Phillipsburg, Smith Center and Hays for 40 years.

Survivors include three daughters, Samantha Diaz, Great Bend, Heidi Freeman, Ellinwood, and Mackenzie Flinn, Hays; two brothers, Dennis Lamont  and Steven Lamont; two sisters, Connie Pennington and Mary Smith; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Minnis Chapel, Ellinwood; burial at a later date in Cedar.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday with family present at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of the funeral chapel.

Posted online on February 03, 2021