Joan Sturm Lorge went home to Jesus on February 14, 2018. She was born Joan Bernadette Harris to Barney and Helen Harris in Gilroy, California July 21, 1944. Over the years, Joan resided in Indiana, Florida, and Iowa. She graduated with honors from Indiana State University and was an accomplished interior architect specializing in commercial space planning. She earned a Master Gardener certificate, was an active member in Coralville United Methodist Church, and was a food pantry volunteer.