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Edward Hollinrake

Edward Joseph Hollinrake, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born on October 8, 1959 in Albia to Joe...
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Edward Hollinrake

Dan Barcus

Dan Stephen Barcus; 313 Washington St Garnett KS 66032, age 62, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
Dan was born October 26, 1955, to Leo and Mary...
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Dan Barcus

Carolyn Darnielle

Carolyn Ruth Darnielle, 91, of Ottumwa died at 12:55 p.m. February 21, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born June 8, 1926 in Ottumwa to Wilbur...
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Carolyn Darnielle

Bob Hiatt

Robert O. (Bob) Hiatt, 87, of Moravia, IA passed away on February 20, 2018 at Monroe Care Center in Albia, IA.
He was born June 5, 1930 in Rockford, IL to...
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Bob Hiatt

Joseph "Joe" Murphy

Joseph Joe Eugene Murphy, 78, of Eldon, IA passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his home with his loving wife, Debb, by his side. Funeral services will be...
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Joseph "Joe" Murphy

Richard Knight Sr.

Richard E. Knight Sr., 74, of Ottumwa, passed away February 19, 2018 at his home.
He was born December 27, 1943 in Ottumwa to Joseph and Clara Brown Knight. ...
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Richard Knight Sr.

Mary Hannam

Mary Margaret Hannam, age 97, of Albia, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia, with her granddaughter, Megan, by her...
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Mary Hannam

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, 51, of Cedar Rapids, died unexpectedly, February 15, 2018 at his home. The family will have a Celebration of Life at a later date. Arrangements...
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Michael Lewis

John Montanaro

John M. Montanaro, 79, of Ottumwa, died at 9:45 p.m. January 1, 2018 at Ennoble Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Dubuque.
He was born November 22, 1938 in Jersey City,...
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John Montanaro

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Randy Jones

Randy L. Jones, 63, of Ottumwa, died February 22, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home.
Family...
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Randy Jones

Richard Knight Sr.

Richard E. Knight Sr., 74, of Ottumwa, died February 19, 2018 at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Richard Knight Sr.

Joseph "Joe" Murphy

Funeral Service - 11:00 am Friday Feb. 23 at the Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, IA. Visitation at the Living Hope Bible Church on Thursday, Feb. 22 beginning...
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Joseph "Joe" Murphy

Betty Forbes

Betty D. Forbes, 91, of Ottumwa, died at 11:15 a.m. February 16, 2018 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Betty Forbes

Mary Morrow

Mary Jo Morrow, 93, of Moulton, Iowa passed away on February 8, 2018 at the Monroe Care Center in Albia. Arrangements are pending with the Wagler Funeral Home in...
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Mary Morrow

Elaine Warren

Gwen Elaine Warren, 88, of rural Eldon, died at 10:56 p.m. February 7, 2018 at Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral...
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Elaine Warren

Mildred Johnsen

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on February 10, 2018 at the Eddyville Funeral Chapel in Eddyville.
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Mildred Johnsen

Merlyn Blumer

Merlyn Avis Blumer, 92, of Ottumwa, went to be with the Lord at 11:30 a.m. February 6, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
Arrangements are pending at Reece...
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Merlyn Blumer

Clara Cox

Clara Frances Cox, 93, of Richland died at Pleasantview Care Center of Kalona Friday February 2, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday...
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Clara Cox

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Condolences forConnie Carlson
Jim, Scott, Jill and Kristen and families, I am so sorry to hear about Connie. I have so many fond memories of her and your whole family. Prayers... Read more
By Julie Berry

Condolences forDorothy Weirbach
Dorothy was always good to us when we visited Dad. Great sense of humor and fun for the kids to be around. My condolences to her family Read more
By Faith Lewis

Condolences forHarry Holcomb
Harry will be missed by many but especially by us, his family. To Nannette and the kids..I love you. Read more
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