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David Swainey

David Paul Swainey, 73, of Bloomfield, formerly of Chariton and Ottumwa, died at 4:40 p.m. July 17, 2018 at Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa.
He was born...
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David Swainey

Scott Allman

Scott Allen Allman, 42, of Ottumwa, died at 12:25 a.m. July 19, 2018 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born August 29, 1975 in Ottumwa to Carlus K. and...
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Scott Allman

Fleta Seibert

Fleta Louise (Kirby) Seibert, 96, of Moulton, Iowa went home to be with the Lord on July 18, 2018 at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville. She was born...
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Fleta Seibert

Terri Wilson

Terri Anita (DeWitt) Wilson, 54 years, of Birmingham, Iowa died Thursday, July 12, 2018 at her home. She was born August 11, 1963 in Fort Madison, Iowa, a...
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Terri Wilson

Lowell V. "Ozzie" Langland

Lowell V .Ozzie Langland, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 16th, 2018 at the Iowa City VA Hospital. A memorial and gathering for family and friends...
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Lowell V. "Ozzie" Langland

Nancy Chickering

Nancy L. Chickering, 71, of Agency, died July 16, 2018 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born September 29, 1946 in Ottumwa to Clarence and Maxine...
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Nancy Chickering

Amanda Rupe

Amanda Lynn Rupe, 46, of Ottumwa, died at 2:28 a.m. July 16, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.
She was born September 17, 1971 in...
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Amanda Rupe

Gary Norman

Gary was born on February 12, 1940, in Ottumwa, to Ellsworth (Bud) and Nelta Norman, and died on June 29, 2018, after what he expected to be a two-day heart valve...
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Gary Norman

Jeanette Long

Jeanette L. Long, 80, formerly of Ottumwa, died July 16, 2018 at Friendship Village of Dublin in Dublin, OH.
She was born May 29, 1938 in Ottumwa to Clifford D....
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Jeanette Long

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Donna Decker

Donna Decker of Hayesville died July 15, 2018 in Oskaloosa. Service will be Thursday 11:00 A.M. Holm Funeral Home, visitation Wednesday 5:00-7:00 P.M. She is...
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Donna Decker

Jeanette Long

Jeanette L. Long, 80, formerly of Ottumwa, died July 16, 2018 at Friendship Village of Dublin in Dublin, OH.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Jeanette Long

Amanda Rupe

Amanda Lynn Rupe, 46, of Ottumwa, died July 16, 2018 at the University of Iowa.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home.
Visitation with...
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Amanda Rupe

Nancy Chickering

Nancy L. Chickering, 71, of Agency, died July 16, 2018 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Nancy Chickering

Dorothy Walker

BLAKESBURG [mdash] Dorothy Walker, died, July 12, 2018. Visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. July 16, 2018 at Blakesburg Methodist Church. Funeral services at 11:00...
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Dorothy Walker

Lucille Porter

Lucille Porter, 96 of El Dorado, KS (formerly of Hedrick, IA) passed away on 3/21/2018 at the El Dorado Care and Rehab Center.
Lucille was born February 2, 1922...
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Lucille Porter

Rex Glattfelder

Rex. Chester Glattfelder, 63, of Ottumwa died at 5:07 a.m. July 12, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Rex Glattfelder

Tom Jacobs

Tom Jacobs, 68, of Ottumwa, died at 5:41 p.m. July 9, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Tom Jacobs

Ed Paris

Eddie L. Paris, 77, of Ottumwa, died July 5, 2018 at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Ed Paris

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Recent story contributions

Condolences forScott Allman
RIP Scotty until we meet agin Fly high with the angels!! Read more
By Angela Quinn

Condolences forTerri Wilson
TERRI WAS THE BEST OF THE BEST. I WILL MISS HER GREATLY. Read more
By RHONDA O'GRADY

Condolences forAmanda Rupe
I'm Sorry for your loss and may God and the angels be with you and your family. Read more
By Matthew Robert Stansbeary