Marcene  Puder
Marcene M. "Marcie" Puder, 92, of Ottumwa, died at 3:35 a.m. February 24, 2020 at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.
She was born March 27, 1927 in Ottumwa to Charlie and Marjorie Viola Allbright Harl. Marcie married Richard H. "Dick" Puder on December 21, 1968 and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2015.
Marcie was a 1945 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She and her husband owned and operated the Sylvania Club from 1970 to 1972. They then became country club managers for 21 years in 28 different locations. They were Motel 6 managers for 7 years throughout Texas and the southwest United States and in 1990 they retired and returned to Ottumwa.
Surviving are her children, Kay Flinn and Terry Welsh both of Ottumwa; grandchildren, Jason (Janaya) Wallace and Jennifer Boettcher; great-grandchildren, Skyler and Bryer Wallace, Bailey and Chelsey Boettcher, and Cloey Burkman.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents who raised her, Jessie and Mabel Allbright.
Her body has been cremated.
Graveside services and inurnment will be 1 p.m. Friday at Shaul Cemetery with Pastor Marty Schmidt officiating.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society.
Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 26, 2020


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Buddy (Frank) Sebastian
Apr 05, 2020
Condolences to the family. I remember Marcie from Central Turners in Evansville Indiana. She was one of my first bosses. We kept in touch for a long time. She was a great person. Prayers to all of the family.