The Ottumwa Courier

December 27, 2013

Patricia Peebler

Ottumwa Courier

---- — ELDON — Patricia Peebler, 76, of Eldon, passed away at 1:56 p.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at Fountain West Health Center in West Des Moines.

Patricia Mae was born on Feb. 25, 1937, in Wapello County, the daughter of James L. and Irene Downing Morrow. She was educated in the Eldon school system and graduated from Eldon High School. Following high school, Patricia married Herb Swaim, who preceded her in death in 1965. She later married Larry Peebler.

Patricia had worked as a secretary at the elementary school in Eldon for more than 33 years. She was a member of the Eldon Christian Church for more than 50 years. Patricia enjoyed quilting, embroidering and reading.

Survivors include five children, Sue Swaim of Camarillo, Calif., Daniel Swaim of Altoona, Toby Swaim of Muscatine, Tami Swaim of West Des Moines and David Peebler of Altoona; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Joy Kuper of Ft. Madison; one niece and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her first husband and one grandchild.

Per Patricia's wishes, her body will be cremated.

A memorial service honoring her life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Eldon Christian Church; Pastor Dave Bowden officiating. Private burial will be at a later date.

Grace Funeral Care in Eldon is assisting the family with arrangements.

A memorial fund is being established for the Eldon Christian Church.

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