Donna Jean Watts
Donna Jean Watts, 75, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital.
A funeral is 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories in Cedar Rapids. Private family interment will take place at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 12:30 p.m. prior to the funeral at the chapel.
Memorial donations may be directed to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, PO Box 96105, Washington D.C., 20090-6105.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.
Mrs. Watts was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Central City, the daughter of Myron and Vergie German Dolph. She married Van Charles Watts Oct. 26, 1957 in Cedar Rapids.
She was a homemaker most of her life.
She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, especially doilies, scarves, afghans and doll clothes.
She liked to do crossword puzzles.
She loved to cook and bake; a holiday favorite was her Czech poppy seed roll.
Survivors include her husband, Van; two sons, Dave Watts and spouse Christy of Washington and Michael Watts of St. Paul, Minn.; two daughters, Judi Watts of Marion and daughter Kathy Holland and spouse Marlyn of McKinney, Texas; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dee Shakespeare of Brunswick, Ga., Janyce Johnston of Cedar Rapids and Nancy Reents of Cedar Rapids; and one brother, Dan Dolph of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Bill and Bob Dolph.