Dixie Lee French, 88 of Cedar Rapids died Friday April 26, 2019 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Private family services on Tuesday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
She was born January 4, 1931 in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Rupert and Edna Johnson, and married Robert J. French on March 3, 1951 in Kahoka, MO.
She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Conway of Katy, TX; Paula Hayden and husband, Gary, of Norway; and Michelle Holmes and husband, Bill, of Westcliffe, CO; two sons, Timothy of Ely; and Michael and wife, Brenda, of Shellsburg;
ten grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. French; daughter, Trudy L. Haltof; sister, Joy Heitshusen; and son-in-law, Pat Conway.
Memorial donations may be made to Camp Courageous or a charity of the donor's choice.