Nancy  Stocker


Nancy L. Stocker, 81, of Ottumwa, died at 8:40 p.m. June 23, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born March 5, 1938 in Ottumwa to Walter Rodney and Ilda Boatman Adams. She married Ronald D. Stocker on June 25, 1957 and he preceded her in death on September 13, 1993.
Nancy worked 16 years at John Morrell and Company until 1973. She went to Ottumwa Beauty Academy in 1974 and served as a beauty operator for shut-ins.
She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and Pickwick Community Church and the Ottumwa Women's Bowling Association.
Surviving is her son, John Stocker of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Barbara Deffely and Emma Ruth Boltz.
Her body has been cremated.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Curtiss officiating.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society.
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Published on June 24, 2019
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Zelda M Anderson
Jun 27, 2019
Nancy was a wonderful neighbor and friend for over 27 years as we lived across the street from each other. She loved our girls and was a great adopted Aunt to them, and our dog. She was so kind to everyone. We will miss her smile and her encouragement. Our prayers are with son John and niece Savanah and nephew Nick, who she raised like her own children. We take comfort in knowing she is in heaven with Jesus. The Anderson's, Zelda, Mark, Michael, JinHee and Snuggles.