JoAnne Katherine Powers was born Oct. 4, 1931 in Geneseo the daughter of Wallie and Bertha (Heller) Powers. She married Donald L. Talbot on Nov. 28, 1946 in Geneseo. He died on March 15, 1997. JoAnne was a member of Eastern Star. She loved doing yard work and volunteering in the Share program and at Hillcrest Home.
Survivors include a daughter Jeane Marie (Robert) Laskowski, Hawaii; son, Donald L. (Marlene) Talbot, Jr., Davenport, IA; 4 granddaughters; a grandson; 10 great grandchildren; and brother Paul David Powers, Geneseo. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Harold, Don, and Jim; and sister Pat.