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Florence "Flossie" McIntosh, 92, of Ottumwa, died December 12, 2017 at 12:15 a.m. at Ridgewood Specialty Care in Ottumwa.
She was born February 24, 1925 in Ottumwa to Fred C. and Gertrude M. Barton Galey. She married Robert N. McIntosh on October 26, 1951 and he preceded her in death on September 14, 2011.
Florence was a 1943 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She had worked in the office of the Wapello County Clerk of Court and was a bookkeeper for Spiwak Motor Co. for 15 years.
Florence was a member of East End Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed traveling, riding motorcycles with her husband, Bob, and had been very active in square dancing.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ray, Fred and Murrell Galey, Ethel Reed, Hazel Galey.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Jane Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.
Open visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday. The family will be present one hour prior to the service on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice serving Davis and Wapello Counties.
Published on December 12, 2017
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