On Friday February 9, 2018 at 1100pm, JoAnn M Nelson (nee - Gourley) went home to be with the Lord. JoAnn was visiting family in Delaware.

JoAnn was born Nov. 22, 1935, and was the daughter of James and Gladys Gourley of Cedar Rapids. She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald A Nelson, and most recently resided in Inverness, Florida. She loved her family and friends, and enjoyed travelling with Ron around the country in their motor home. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother, and sister-in-law. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. JoAnn is survived by: her sons Brett (VA), Matt (Lauren) DE, 3 grandchildren (Catherine, Brynley, and Matt Jr.), and her Sister-in-law Clarann Dvorak (nee Nelson) IN, her nieces and nephew. JoAnn will be interred in Cedar Memorial Cemetery with her beloved husband.