DECATUR -- Joann Dolores Caldwell, 88, passed away on May 4, 2018 in Crestview, Florida. Born Oct 5, 1929 in Chicago to Herbert Bernreuter and Elizabeth Von Einem. Joann was preceded in death by husband, Harry N. Caldwell, of 56 years in 2005 and sister, Betty Jean Neilsen. Joann is survived by her 4 children: sons Craig, Brad, and Barry Caldwell and daughter Joy Ligon and 7 grandchildren. Joann was passionate about painting, Chicago Cubs, Boston Terriers, and family. Earned a MFA from Univ of Ill. Married Harry N. Caldwell on January 22, 1949. Moved to Decatur Illinois in 1951. Joann gave birth to Craig in ‘50, Brad ’52, Joy ’54, and Barry ’57. Harry was an architect while Joann taught painting at Millikin Univ. In 1981 they moved to Spring Hill Florida and she spent over 25 years on Florida Art Festival circuit. In 2000 at age 70 Joann won Best of Show at the prestigious Festival of the Masters at Disney World. Her colorful paintings were a mix of realism and abstract expressionism. She will be missed.