De Anne Swartzendruber, 59, of Wayland, died Sunday, January 22, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 11:00 AM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. The family will greet friends from 9:30 until the time of service on Thursday. Following the meal, burial will be held at the Sugar Creek Cemetery in Wayland. A memorial fund has been established for Hospice of Washington County.
De Anne was born July 3, 1963, in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Don and Karen Deanna (Roth) Swartzendruber. She graduated from WACO High School and the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. De Anne worked for Farm Bureau for 31 years, working in insurance for 13 years and for the Washington and Johnson County Board of Directors for 18 years. She enjoyed crafts, selling them at various craft sales with her mother, and working on the computer. She loved to be outdoors fishing and camping and had recently started collecting gnomes.
Survivors include her brother Rick Swartzendruber of Wayland, uncles and aunts: Lynn and Linda Roth of Wayland, and Rod and Kathy Roth of Wayland and a number of cousins.
Preceding De Anne in death were her parents, her sister-in-law Donna Swartzendruber and her cousin Mike Roth.