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Martha Hunt

Martha Sue Hunt, 73, of Ottumwa, died at 7:07 a.m. September 25, 2017 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born December 20, 1943 in Ottumwa to Charles and...
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Martha Hunt

Marla Mills

Marla Kay Mills, 58, formerly of 118 S. Union St., died at 12:50 p.m. September 22, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa.
She was born October 25, 1958 in...
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Marla Mills

Melvin Surber Jr.

Melvin Lee Surber Jr. of Salem, Arkansas, formerly of Ottumwa, died Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the home of his fiancé in Auburn, Maine. He was born Oct.10,...
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Melvin Surber Jr.

Martha Hunt

Martha Sue Hunt, 73, of Ottumwa, died at 7:07 a.m. September 25, 2017 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center. Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Martha Hunt

Firman McBeth

Firman E. McBeth, 63, of Richland, died at his home early Friday September 22, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Gould Funeral Home in Richland.
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Firman McBeth

Lucille Bettis

Lucille (Laidlaw) Bettis, age, 94 of Albia, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, under the care of HCI Hospice at Golden Age care Center in Centerville. ...
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Lucille Bettis

Helen Weir

Helen Lu Weir, 89, of Ottumwa, and formerly of Eldon, IA passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa. Funeral services will...
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Helen Weir

Marshall Capps

Marshall Paul Capps, 22, of Ottumwa, died September 21, 2017 at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Marshall Capps

Angela Uber

Angela Uber, age 48, of Albia, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, surrounded by her family at her home in Albia under the care of Care Initiatives...
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Angela Uber

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Joe Luckiesh

Joseph M. "Joe" Luckiesh, 94, formerly of Ottumwa, died September 17, 2017 at Bethany Life in Story City. IA.
Military services will be conducted by Walter B....
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Joe Luckiesh

Ligea Clark

Ligea Lynn Clark, 36, of Oskaloosa and formerly of Ottumwa died September 11, 2017 at her home.
Her body has been cremated. Private graveside services will be...
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Ligea Clark

Robert Woodard

Robert Dana Woodard, 60, of 402 Franklin St. died at 8:28 p.m. September 20, 2017 at his home.
His body has been cremated. No services are planned.
Reece...
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Robert Woodard

Doris Kisling

Doris Ann Kisling, 73, of Keosauqua, Iowa passed away September 17, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on...
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Doris Kisling

Jerry Bish

Jerry Lee Bish, 77, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away September 15, 2017 at the Bloomfield Care Center in Bloomfield, Iowa. He was born October 7, 1939 in Ottumwa,...
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Jerry Bish

Glen Krier

Glen Dean Krier, age 89, of Sigourney, passed away Friday, August 18th, 2017 at Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney.
Memorial graveside service will be...
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Glen Krier

Fred Carter

Fred W. Carter, 89, of Douds, IA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Jefferson County Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m....
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Fred Carter

William "Willie" Crowell

William E. Willie Crowell, 72, of Ottumwa, Iowa, died Monday, September 11, 2017 in Iowa City, Iowa.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Sat., Sept.16,at...
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William "Willie" Crowell

Dawn Burtlow

Dawn Burtlow, 50, of Ollie died September 10, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. She is survived by her children Blair Butlow, Lucas Burtlow,...
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Dawn Burtlow

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Condolences forTimothy Braun
I knew Tim through the Folding@Home project. We traded some messages probably 15 years ago. I never met him in person, but I always knew if there... Read more
By James

Memory forMelvin Surber Jr.
Everytime Melvin and I was talking on the phone he was always trying to make me laugh or I was trying to make him laugh when he was upset about... Read more
By Alice Nell

Condolences forGary Springer
I was Gary careproivder for 4 1/2 yrs he is a good man ....but he loved to teases people and he was good at it ....he's home know .....he will be... Read more
By Neomi greiner