Juanita Edith Etter passed away at the age of 92 on July 12, 2013, at the Manor
House in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born September 24, 1920, to Earl
and Hilda Koch Sterrett in What Cheer, Iowa. She graduated from
What Cheer High School. On September 16, 1948, she married Cotton
Etter of Sigourney, Iowa.
Mrs. Etter was a devoted wife and mother to her
husband, Cot, and her three children, Susan, Mary, and Bob. The
family traveled extensively to Canada, Mexico, and all places
in-between. After the death of her husband, Cotton, in 1978, she
continued to travel, mostly to Texas, Florida, Washington, and
California. She loved her birds and flowers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two
sisters, Margaret Morrow, Elsie Fowler, and a brother, Dick Sterrett.
She is survived by her children, Susan and husband
Steven Dean of Las Vegas, Nevada; Mary Etter and husband James
Shotwell of Austin, Texas; Robert and wife Gwen Etter of Sigourney;
five grandchildren, John and Eric Dean, Tracie Rayburn, Katie and
Daniel Etter; and two great-grandchildren, Mason and Avery Rayburn.
She is also survived by three brothers, Don, Everret and Bernard
Sterrett; and one sister, Bernice Langstraat.
graveside service is planned. Holm Funeral Home is in charge of