Eloise  Pumroy


Eloise M. Pumroy, 90, of Ottumwa, died at 2:05 a.m. May 24, 2019 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born July 30, 1928 in Ottumwa to Arthur and Dorothy Fletcher Pumroy.
A 1946 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Eloise attended Parsons College. She worked for 37 ½ years for Household Finance Company retiring as assistant manager in 1985.
She was a member of East End Presbyterian Church, where she played the piano. Eloise also was a member of American Business Women's Association. She volunteered at the Exploratorium and enjoyed crafts, music and bowling.
Eloise is survived by her sister, Virginia Hubbartt; several nieces and nephews including nephew, Tom (Michael) Hubbartt; a niece, Teresa (Mike) Huffman; great-nephew, Jeff Huffman; great-niece, Kyleigh (Joe) Claybrook; great-great-nephews, Isaac and Noah.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Kenneth, Robert and infant Donald Pumroy; and nephew, Tim Hubbartt.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Jane Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Published on May 24, 2019
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4 posts

Ronnie Pumroy Bivens
Jun 02, 2019
Hi Aunt Ginny. I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Eloise. I remember her as a very sweet and special lady. I know you will miss her terribly. Sending prayers.
Sandee (Pumroy) Runge
May 27, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember as a child, I so enjoyed visiting the family in Ottumwa. Aunt Eloise would take us for a ride in her little Volkswagen bug! She was always so sweet to us kids. What a special person she was. Prayers coming your way… Sandee
Phyllis Parry
May 24, 2019
Virginia and family I am so sorry for our loss. You know how close we were, She was always my very best friend
Les Brookes
May 24, 2019
So sorry to here about Eloise Ginny. She
Was a sweet and special lady for sure .
In these days days of so much moving
Around and seemingly turbulent times
It’s very rare for someone to spend all
Thieir life in one home and at one job.
God bless you.
Les Brookes