Ottumwa Obituaries

Ottumwa Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Ottumwa, IA

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  • Wednesday Nov 30 | via Hawk Eye 

    Sidney Mortimer

    Sidney Mortimer, 59, of Hamilton, Ill., died at 7:55 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at Keokuk Area Hospital. Born April 12, 1957, in Keokuk, he was the son of Laroy Eugene Alford and Sharon Jean Varner Mortimer.


  • Tuesday Nov 29 | via Hawk Eye 

    John Anderson

    John M. Anderson, 84, of Fort Madison died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at the Donnellson Health Center. Born Feb. 21, 1932, in Ottumwa, he was the son of Thomas and Ina McCart Anderson.


  • Monday Nov 28 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    Vernon Leo Bedford

    The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cranston Family Funeral Home in Eldon, with the Rev. Dave Albert officiating.


  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Hawk Eye 

    Becky Jo Boal

    Her career as a computer analyst took her to Denver and eventually to San Francisco. She retired from Kaiser Permanente in 2010.


  • Sunday Nov 27 | via Hays Daily News 

    Elsie Runnion

    Survivors include four sons, Niles and Randy, both of Phillipsburg, Richard, Ottumwa, Iowa, and Stanley, Prairie View; a daughter, Carol Shove, Noonan, Ga.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.


  • Saturday Nov 26 | via Hawk Eye 

    Jonathan Walte

    He was charismatic and had the ability to make a person mad and then laugh. He had a way of making people remember him, and he touched many lives.


  • Monday Nov 21 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    B. Joan Lee

    The funeral will be 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at First United Methodist Church in Fairfield. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield.


  • Friday Nov 18 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    George Edward Rebol Sr.

    A time of remembrance, with the family present, will be 1-2 p.m. Monday at Cranston Family Funeral Home in Eldon. A procession will form at 2 p.m. at the funeral home to proceed to Leando Cemetery near Douds for the graveside service, with military honors.


  • Wednesday Nov 16 | via Hawk Eye 

    Harley Short

    Mr. Short attended school at Highland School District in Riverside and WACO High School. He graduated from Eldora High School.


  • Tuesday Nov 15 | via Hawk Eye 

    Jennie Stucker

    Jennie N. Stucker, 100, of West Burlington died at 3:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Great River Klein Center. Born March 26, 1916, in Las Vegas, N.M., she was the daughter of William A. and Frances Albright Fullhart.


  • Monday Nov 14 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    Ronald - Ron' Martin

    The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at Behner Funeral Home, with the Rev. Danny Cary officiating.


  • Sunday Nov 6 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    Lela Essie White

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be directed to Eldon United Methodist Church or Cardinal Elementary Library. Friends can sign the online guestbook at


  • Nov 5, 2016 | via Hawk Eye 

    Lois Nicholson

    Lois M. Nicholson, 76, of Birmingham died at 3:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at Jefferson County Hospital, Fairfield. Born June 20, 1940, in rural Wayne County, she was the daughter of Ernest and Mildred Rollins Osborn.


  • Nov 3, 2016 | via The Fairfield Ledger 

    Rickie Lee - Smiley' Schmidt

    He was born on August 10, 1955 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Byron C. "Barney" Schmidt and A. Marie Black Henry. He lived in Batavia, Keosauqua, and the last ten years in Fairfield.