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Patricia Thorne

Patricia A. Thorne, 77, of Ottumwa, died May 26, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa. Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Patricia Thorne

Charles Skinner

Charles H. Skinner Jr., 92, of Ottumwa, died May 26, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
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Charles Skinner

William Barnes

OTTUMWA - William T. Barnes, 72, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Ottumwa, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at home after a battle with cancer. We are rejoicing...
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William Barnes

Norma Northup

Norma Jean Northup, age 87, died on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa.
Norma was the first born child of Thomas T & Golda Dommer...
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Norma Northup

Carol Presley

Carol A. Presley, 79, of rural Eddyville, died Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella. She was born July 15, 1937, on the family...
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Carol Presley

Dean Prough

Dean Halsey Prough, 95, of Ottumwa, died at 3 p.m. May 24, 2017 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
He was born July 7, 1921 in Wayne County, IA to Halsey...
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Dean Prough

Allan Dehm

Allan Dehm, age 70, passed away May 23, 2017 at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. Memorial services will be Tuesday, May 30, at 11:00 a.m. at Adams...
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Allan Dehm

(Delores) Patty Berry

(Delores) Patty Berry, 89, of Fremont, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She was born July 30,...
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(Delores) Patty Berry

Treva Cox

Treva Cox, 65, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away May 20, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born January 10, 1952 near Belknap, Iowa to LaVerne...
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Treva Cox

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Charles "Charlie" White

Charles Charlie White, age 86 of Fairfield, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Jefferson County Health Center.
Visitation for family & friends will be 5:00 pm...
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Charles "Charlie" White

Marion Perry

Marion A. Ferguson Perry, 91, of Peoria, AZ, formerly of Douds, died December 23, 2016. Her body has been cremated. A graveside service with Pastor Phil...
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Marion Perry

Donald Leppert

Donald Keith Leppert, age 87 of Knoxville and formerly of Richland, Iowa passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Hospice of Pella- Comfort House.
A visitation will...
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Donald Leppert

Scott Casebolt

Scott Eugene Casebolt, age 46, of Albia, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life services will be held at...
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Scott Casebolt

Polly McAllister

Pauline "Polly" Joyce McAllister, 83 of Ottumwa died at 2:29 a.m. April 5, 2017 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
Her body has been cremated.
Graveside...
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Polly McAllister

Cynthia 'Cindy' Mineart

Cynthia 'Cindy' Mineart unexpectedly departed this earth on May 15, 2017.
There will be a celebration of life for Cindy, in conjunction with the...
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Cynthia 'Cindy' Mineart

Becky Woten

Becky Woten, 62, of Ottumwa, died at 8:16 a.m. January 9, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Her body has been cremated. Graveside services and...
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Becky Woten

Polly McAllister

Pauline "Polly" Joyce McAllister, 83 of Ottumwa died at 2:29 a.m. April 5, 2017 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
Her body has been cremated.
Graveside...
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Polly McAllister

Dorothy Byers

Dorothy M. Byers, 102, Ottumwa, formerly of Douds, died April. 28, 2017, at Hospice House, Ottumwa. A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday May 20,...
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Dorothy Byers

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Condolences forNorma Northup
RIP Norma you were such a special person you cared about everyone . Read more
By Tina Padgett

Condolences forAllan Dehm
It is with sadness I read of the death of my dear friend Allan. I went to Highschool with him at Cardinal Highschool and graduated with him with... Read more
By Ronald Scott

Condolences forPenny Waldren
My sincere condolences to Penny's entire family. She will be greatly missed! I just wanted to share... This woman meant the world to me...she... Read more
By Amanda Baird