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William Hoy McCullough, 90, of Ottumwa, passed away at 10:38 a.m. February 20, 2019 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born June 5, 1928 in Minneapolis, MN to E.G. and Mary Hoy McCullough and instrumental in his upbringing were his...
OTTUMWA- Rebecca Jean Schakel, 49, of Ottumwa, died at 3:45 p.m. February 17, 2019 at her home.
She was born January 16, 1970 in Ottumwa to Jack D. and M. Maxine McKim Keeney. She married George D. Schakel Sr. on June 29, 1991 and he preceded...
Jo'an Marie Hennen, 88, of Ottumwa, died at 12:10 p.m. February 19, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born December 18, 1930 in Oxnard, CA to Elza Dean and Dorothea Louise Kaercher Hagle. She married John Joseph Hennen on...
Betty L. Elkins, 94, of Ottumwa, died at 4:47 p.m. February 18, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born February 17, 1925 in Ottumwa to Evertt and Lois Cornell Summers. Betty married Charles Elkins on February 24, 1957 and he...
Scott O. Houk, 55, of Ottumwa, died at 9:50 a.m. February 18, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
He was born August 7, 1963 in Ottumwa to DeVerne and Ida Cox Houk. He married Linda Kay Teeter Snow on February 14, 1990.
A graduate of...
James Manly Pratt, 64, of Floris, died February 16, 2019 at the University Hospital in Columbia, MO.
He was born December 10, 1954 in Fairfield to Porter and Mary Earls Pratt. He married Karen McCarty in 1988 at the St. Joseph Chapel in...
Kathalene Ellen Williams, 69, of Fairfield, formerly of Ottumwa died at 7:19 p.m. February 16, 2019 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
She was born March 10, 1949 in Ottumwa to John and Clara Malin Dooley.
Growing up in Ottumwa, she owned and operated...
Janice L. Paxton, 82, of Albia, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 1:53 a.m. February 14, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
She was born September 24, 1936 in Ottumwa to Harold L. and Helen L. Baker Walker. She married Wilbur Lee "Red"...
Carol Ann Martin, 61, of Ottumwa, died at 8:50 a.m. February 14, 2019 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
She was born September 7, 1957 in Ottumwa to Walter and Kathryn Mae Chambers Surber. Carol married Jeffrey Martin on September 30, 1977.
Raymond D. Rose, 74, of Ottumwa, died at 10:23 p.m. February 12, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
He was born August 29, 1944 in Ottumwa to Oan Henry and Dovia Glass Rose. He married Katherine Canny on July 5, 1971.