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Doris “Joann” Felker, age 86, died Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Vinton Lutheran Home.

Private Family Services will be held at a later date.

“Joann” was born on April 1, 1933, the daughter of Vernon and Dorothy (Gray) Kisling, and graduated from Urbana High School.

On February 14, 1952, she was united in marriage to Donald Felker at the Urbana Christian Church. She and Donald farmed together, where she was able to assist in every way possible. She was very proud to be a “farm wife” and, also enjoyed raising chickens, and gardening. Joann loved to can from her garden and was an accomplished baker. She was best known for her rhubarb pies.

She is survived by her husband Donald; her children, Mike (Donna) Felker of Rio Rancho, NM, David Felker of Crestview, FL, Susan (Mike) Benson of Urbana, Robert (Rita) Felker of Center Point, and Terry (Jennifer) Felker of Marion; ten grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren; her brother James (Marlene) Kisling of Phoenix, AZ, and her sister-in-law Mildred Kisling of Vinton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother; her brother, Fred Kisling, and her sister, Norma Jean Anderson.

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