Kay  Roush


Kay E. Roush, 80, of Ottumwa died at 1:09 a.m. January 19, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa.
She was born June 12, 1938 in Ottumwa to Walter and Cordie Barnes. She married Larry Roush December 24, 1955. He preceded her in death December 4, 2009.
Kay had worked at McWilliams Drug for over 30 years and then worked at South Side Drug.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She loved to dance in her younger years and enjoyed quilting and cross stitching.
Surviving is a daughter, Denise Roush of Ottumwa; a son, Dean Roush of Moravia; two grandsons, Kyle and Kris Roush; many great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ron and Dick Barnes.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society.
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Published on January 21, 2019
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