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JoAnna M. (Woodley) Kondora

February 15, 1985 — October 13, 2019

JoAnna M. (Woodley) Kondora

JoAnna M. (Woodley) Kondora, 34, died Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Friday, October 18, 2019 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St., Forest City, Iowa 50436.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 183 2nd Ave. East, Thompson, Iowa 50478 with Pastor Luke Evans of the Thompson United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will be held in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thompson, Iowa.

JoAnna was born February 15, 1985 in Mason City, Iowa. She grew up on a farm North of Thompson, Iowa where she was surrounded by her pets, horses, and 4-H Projects. She was active in high school and was asked to be a Senate Page during her Senior Year before graduating from North Iowa High School in 2003.

JoAnna attended Kirkwood College following high school where she received Associate Degrees in Restaurant Management and Hotel Management, she also received her baking certificate during her time at Kirkwood.

She was married to Nathan Kondora in Iowa City, Iowa the Spring of 2011. They made their home in Iowa City before moving to Lansing, Iowa in 2014 where they began managing the Red Barn Resort and Campground.

JoAnna was a joyful spirit who could brighten anyone’s day with her smile. She loved running the restaurant and campground where she enjoyed all the people she met and the friends she made along the way. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

JoAnna is survived by her parents, Jeff and Margot Woodley; brother, Tyler (Sadie) Woodley of Iowa City; nephew and nieces, Alyssa Wasmund, Alexander and Adrianna Woodley; paternal grandparents, Jim and Margaret Redel of Anamosa, Iowa and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Henry and Margie Sterrenberg and paternal grandfather, Morris Woodley.
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Past Services


Friday, October 18, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Main Office

760 Center Avenue, Garner, IA 50438

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Bethany Lutheran Church

183 2nd Avenue, Thompson, IA 50478

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