Joyce Ann Burk Trotter

Joyce Ann Burk Trotter, 76, of Naples, Florida, formally of Collins and Waterloo, IA and Peoria, IL, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Florida.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Collins Christian Church in Collins, IA. A visitation will be held on Saturday morning at 9:30 until the service time. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Collins following the service. There will be a luncheon at the Collins Christian Church following the burial. Memorials may be directed to the family for donation to the Collins Christian Church and the Alzheimer’s Association. For condolences or questions please visit: Mitchell Funeral Home is caring for Joyce and her family. Phone 641-844-1234.

Joyce Ann Halterman was born on October 2, 1937 in Collins, Iowa. She was the daughter of James Everett and Forrest Hester (Crabb) Halterman. She graduated from East Waterloo High School and attended Iowa State Teacher’s college, which is now the University of Northern Iowa. Joyce was united in marriage to Jerry Cass Burk, on September 28, 1957 in Waterloo. Jerry passed away in 1998. November 28, 2009, she married Tom Trotter in Peoria, IL. Joyce was a member of Unity Point Health Methodist Service League and Grace Presbyterian Church. She was a member and past-president the Past President of P.E.O. Chapter CZ in Peoria, IL. She served as a volunteer teacher’s aide at Hines Elementary School in Peoria.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband Tom of Naples; her children: Susan Ann (Lou Halperin) Hampel, of Omaha, NE, and James Cass (Dixie) Burk of Maxwell; three grandchildren: James Louis and Julianna Cass Hampel of Omaha, and Dennis James Burk of Maxwell; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Judy and Raymond Burfeind; one niece Sarah (Joshua) Burfeind Trosclair and their children Ella and Emma of Charlotte, NC; three step children: Charles (Melissa) Trotter, Joseph (Kim) Trotter, and Catherine (Craig) Burton; and 10 step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

In passing Joyce joins her first husband Jerry, her parents Everett and Forrest, and a niece Anna Burfeind.