Dorothy  Lapsey
Dorothy Louise Lapsey, 95, of Ottumwa, died January 21, 2020 at Urbandale Health Care Center in Urbandale, IA.
She was born on March 19, 1924 in Ottumwa to Ray and Jessie Garrison Campbell. Dorothy married Harry Lapsey on December 18, 1943 and he preceded her in death on May 12, 1987.
A 1942 graduate of Ottumwa High School, she had worked at Good Samaritan as an aide.
Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Surviving are her children, Tanya Sheets of Marion, Louise (Bruce) Robbins of Flagstaff, AZ, Lisa (Dave) Heinrichs of Grimes, Gary (Debi) Lapsey of Cedar Rapids, daughter-in-law Debbie Lapsey of Ottumwa; 9 grandchildren, Ray Lapsey of Oskaloosa, IA, Chad Sheets of Marion, IA, Carolyn Scholtes of Eugene, OR, Derek Heinrichs of Monroe, IA, Beth Lehtinen of Waukee, IA, Eric Robbins of Glendale, CA, Annie Robbins of Palo Alto, CA, Levi Robbins of Tokyo Japan, and Jennifer Sherbinow of WI; a sister, Vadonna Kopecky of Houston, TX.
She was preceded in death by her son, John Lapsey; a sister, Bonnie Hansen and a brother, Albert Campbell.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with Father Patrick Hilgendorf presiding. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Her family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society or Hospice of the Midwest.
Published on January 22, 2020


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