"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Upated June 7, 2023

Joann "Jo" Katherine Haupt

November 22,1958—August 2, 2021 

Joann Katherine Haupt, 62, of Cedar Rapids, died in her home on August 2, 2021. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday August 9, 2021, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, where a visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m.  Inurnment: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday in Belmond Cemetery in Belmond, Iowa.  Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Survivors include her sister, Sharon (David) Ross of Mankato, Minnesota, her dear friend, Jeanne (Jim) Schumacher of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, her nieces, Katie (Joe) Kukulski of St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, and Baby Kulkulski making Joann a soon to be great aunt,  and Emily (Nick) King of Ames, Iowa,  her “Nephews” Jamie Suer of Colorado and Nick (Christina) Suer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and her “Niece” Carrie (Greg) Murphy of Center Point, Iowa and great “Niece” Aspen Murphy of Center Point, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Joann was born on November 22, 1958, in Belmond, Iowa, the daughter of Bernard and Helen (Petersen) Haupt. Joann retired as a Mail-Sorter from the Cedar Rapids Postal System. She was a member of the Iowa Association for the Deaf-past treasury, and the Cedar Rapids Association for the Deaf. She was a positive person-always supporting and giving fund raising events for the deaf. Joann was an avid Hawkeye and Chicago Cubs fan. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and all the people she helped.

Memorials may be made to the Iowa Association of the Deaf in remembrance of Joann.