Anita M. “Toots” Trotter, 76, of Newton, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
A celebration of life for Toots will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the VFW in Newton. Memorials in Toots’ name (please make checks payable to Lisa Kruse) may be left at the funeral home.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Doug of Newton; children, Rob Trotter of Newton, Lisa Kruse of Newton and Tracy Chamberlain of Newton; her grandchildren, Vanessa Trotter of Newton, Chelsea (Trent) Salsman of New Mexico, Maddison Kruse of Arizona, Michael Kruse of Arizona, Gunnar (Chai) Bucklin of Newton and Allison Chamberlain of Newton; great-grandchildren, Layne, Naliapon and baby boy Salsman on the way; and her sister, Carmen (Bob) Vanderleest of Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Arlene, Vonnie, Sonny, Dorothy and Liz.