The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

February 26, 2014

Kathryn Williams

OTTUMWA — Kathryn M. “Kathy” Williams, 85, of 138 Taft Ave., died at 7:02 p.m. February 25, 2014, at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

She was born December 31, 1928, in Ottumwa to Lawrence and Kate Springer Puth. She married Clifford E. Williams on February 4, 1950. He preceded her in death on March 23, 1995.

Kathy was a 1947 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She had worked at St. Joseph Hospital and Ottumwa Regional Health Center as an aide, retiring in 1998. In her retirement, she volunteered at Ottumwa Regional Health Center in the gift shop.

Surviving are a daughter, Pam (Rick) Scott of Ossian, Iowa; two sons, Steven (Margaret) Williams of Madison, Mo., and Gary Williams of Ottumwa; six grandchildren, Danielle Scott, Richard Scott, Michael Foster, Clifford Williams, Mylissa Williams and Casey Williams; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Roy Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Serving Wapello & Davis Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

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