The Ottumwa Courier

June 18, 2013

Derek Garrett-Springer

Ottumwa Courier

---- — BUSSEY — Derek Levi Garrett-Springer, 18, of Bussey, died June 16, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident June 11 at the intersection of Highway 163 and North Shore Drive.

Memorial services for Derek will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa; Pastors Leo and Carol Freel of Attica officiating. Derek’s body has been cremated, and burial of his ashes will be held privately at a later date.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Central United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

A memorial has been established in his name and will be designated at a later time. Memories and condolences may be made by visiting the online obituary guest book at

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