The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

December 1, 2012

Andree Watts, 79, Ottumwa

OTTUMWA — Andree Marie Josephe Watts, 79, of North Port, FL, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 8 a.m. November 28, 2012 at her home in North Port, FL.

She was born October 29, 1933 in St. Gauia Sousi, Chatillon, France to Clement and Therese Buisson Brousseau. She married Willard E. Watts on August 16, 1953.

She had worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works, South Ottumwa Savings Bank, Ralston Purina, and had been a bookkeeper for Elliott Oil Co.

Andree had been a member of the Order of Eastern Star and she enjoyed square dancing, needlework and oil painting.

Surviving is her husband, Willard; a daughter, Cathy (Bill) Barbie of Carson City, NV; two sons, Jack (Carletta) Watts of Downing, MO and Daniel Dominic (Agniezka) Watts of Chicago, IL; five grandchildren, Nicolle (Brad) Wyles, Shari Watts, Joshua Ryan Barbie, Ashley Watts and Isabella Watts; three step-grandchildren, Kristy (Ryan) Miller, Heather (Jeremey) Cheney, Jared (Kayla) Dearborn; three step-great-grandchildren, Kyle and Luke Miller, and Jace Cheney; and a sister, Marinette Claquin of LaRochelle France.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ginette and an infant sister; two brothers, Bernard and an infant brother, Jackie; and a grandson, Bryan Michael Joseph Barbie

Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Patrick Hilgendorf presiding. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.

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