The Ottumwa Courier

April 5, 2013

Ray Van Weelden

The Ottumwa Daily Courier

---- — Ray Van Weelden

OSKALOOSA — Ray Van Weelden, 87, of Oskaloosa, died April 2, 2013, at the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.

Funeral services for Ray will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Reformed Church in Oskaloosa; with Rev. James Van Weelden and Ron Van Weelden officiating. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at noon today at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel with the family present from 4-7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to MHP Hospice Services Serenity House.

Ruth Benz

CENTERVILLE — Ruth Benz, 85, of Centerville, died April 3, 2013, at Continental at St. Joseph’s in Centerville.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Fairview Church of the Brethren in Unionville. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Unionville.

Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. Sunday at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the family present from 4-6 p.m.

Condolences may be left online at

Donna Dee Fisher

OTTUMWA — Donna Dee Fisher, 81, formerly of 803 E. Woodland, died at 10:30 a.m. April 4, 2013 at Ridgewood Nursing & Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Skinner officiating. She has donated her body to the Des Moines University Department of Anatomy. Inurnment will be in the Unionville Cemetery in Unionville, MO at a later date.

Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Albia Rd. Baptist Church, Ottumwa Public Library or Wapello County Historical Society.

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