Janice  Harreld
Janice J. Harreld, 77, of Ottumwa, died at 9:11 a.m. September 12, 2019 at MercyOne Des Moines.
She was born September 26, 1941 in Ottumwa to Hubert W. and Lucille Mattingley Simmer. Janice married Herbert E. "Herbie" Harreld on May 21, 1960.
Janice was a homemaker and helped her husband with their farm southeast of Ottumwa.
Surviving is her husband, Herbie; her children, Sherri Taylor of Ottumwa, Chris Blake of Ottumwa, Alan (Carmen) Harreld of East Jordan, MI, Jeff (Sonya) Harreld of Ottumwa and Lisa (Chris) Haines of Cedar Rapids; 13 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Brad Harreld; 6 brothers, Orville, Firman, Gary, Bobby, Eugene and Tag Simmers; 7 sisters, twins Dora Walker and Doris Whennen, Betty Kelly, Patricia Ellis, Darlene Payne, Joanne Whennen and Arlene Haines.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor David Olson officiating. Burial will be in Fiedler Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Society Hospice.
Published on September 13, 2019


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4 posts

Debra Whennen Terrell
Sep 15, 2019
God bless you Jennie. We love you dearly.
Martha Simmers
Sep 14, 2019
You forgot Robert Duane thanks for caring she had 7 brothers.
Sep 14, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Janice Harreld.  Send flowers
denise dennis
Sep 13, 2019
RIP Aunt Jenny
Herbie and Family so sorry for your loss