JoAnn A. (Lamont) Caldwell, 70, passed away in Wichita, KS on Jan. 29, 2021. Born on Jan. 5th, 1951 in Smith Center, KS she was the daughter of Cecil and Carmen (Waters) Lamont. JoAnn grew up on a farm in Kensington, KS later graduating from HS in 1969. She later graduated from Cloud Co. College in Concordia, KS with a BS in Nursing. Mrs. Caldwell went on to work 40 years as a nurse and caregiver in Phillipsburg, Smith Center, & Hays. She married Curtis Caldwell on Aug. 24th, 1978 in Kensington, KS.
Survivors include daughters, Samantha Diaz, Great Bend, KS, Heidi Freeman (Chester), Ellinwood, KS, Mackenzie Flinn (Stan), Hays, KS; brothers, Dennis Lamont (Elaine) and Steven Lamont (Deb); sisters, Connie Pennington (Robert) and Mary Smith. Other survivors include 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 3 step-grandchildren. JoAnn was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Caldwell, her parents, and niece.
Funeral service will be 3 PM, Fri., Feb. 5th at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood, KS. Interment will take place in Cedar, KS at a later date. Visitation with family present will be Thurs., Feb. 4th from 3-5 PM at Minnis Chapel. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526.
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