Anna M. (Walton) McCann

Anna M. (Walton) McCann

Anna M. (Walton) McCann, age 67, of Dubuque, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 30, 2020, at her son’s home. To celebrate Anna’s life, private family services will be held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street.

Anna was born on February 16, 1953, in Dubuque, Iowa, the only child of George and Ann M. (Meyerhoffer) Walton.

Anna graduated from Dubuque Senior High School, and went on to attend Capri Cosmetology College. Her parents instilled the value of a strong work ethic in Anna early on, and she was always working. She was employed by Burger Express, Pickle Barrell, 5 Flags Center and lastly with Hartig’s, also doing housekeeping and CNA work along the way. She married Robert “Bob” Zimiga after he returned from the Vietnam War, and they had a wonderful son together. She was later united in marriage to John McCann Jr., in June of 1999. In her free time, Anna was an avid reader and also had an artistic side. She created beautiful crochet and cross stitch projects, as well as intricate jewelry pieces. She also enjoyed just taking time to sit still and watch her favorite tv programs. Anna truly loved her friends, and getting together to try their luck at the area casinos was a favorite past time. We are deeply saddened at losing Anna without any warning, and will miss her more than words can say.

Those left to cherish Anna’s memory include

her husband,
John McCann Jr., Dubuque, IA;

her son,
Stephen (Elizabeth Farrey) Zimiga, Dubuque, IA;

her step-children,
Jenni McCann, Dubuque, IA,
John (Lisa) McCann III, Omaha, NE,
Dawn Faust, Dubuque, IA
and Jason (Dana) McCann, Dubuque, IA;

her 14 grandchildren;

her former husband,
Bob Zimiga, Pine Ridge Native American Reservation, SD;

and several “adopted” sisters and cousins.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents.

Anna’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Salas for all of the care he has provided for Anna over the past years.

Memorials will be accepted by the family to be distributed among her favorite charities and may be mailed to Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001, Attn. Anna McCann Family.


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2 condolences for Anna M. (Walton) McCann
  1. Debra Houselog says:

    I can’t believe this is happening, I just found you not to long ago & now your gone. You’ll forever be my best friend. I’m so glad I’ve found you, got a few coffee dates, shopping dates & even a few days at the park.
    Love you always
    Deb Houselog & family

  2. Paul and Shari Jungers says:

    So sorry for your lose John, may God bless you all!

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