The Ottumwa Courier

April 7, 2013

Keith Rickert

The Ottumwa Daily Courier

---- — Keith L. Rickert

OTTUMWA — Keith L. Rickert, 57, 568 S. Davis St., died at 6 a.m. March 22, 2013, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Pentecostal Church; with Pastor Marty Schmidt officiating.

His body has been cremated.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

E. Maxine Peck

FAIRFIELD — E .Maxine Peck, 92, of Fairfield, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at SunnyBrook Living Care Center in Fairfield.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in East Pleasant Plain; with Father Nick Adam officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in East Pleasant Plain.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Following the visitation, there will be a prayer service beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield to pay their respects and sign the register book.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church in Fairfield, The Fairfield Senior Citizen Center or the Polishville Association.

Online condolences may be sent at

Carol Wilson

FAIRFIELD — Carol Elizabeth Nelson, 84, of Fairfield, died April 6, 2013, at SunnyBrook Assisted Living.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at New Sweden United Methodist Church; with Pastors Melissa Bracht-Wagner and Diane Brokken officiating.

Burial will be in New Sweden United Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Memorials can be made to Hospice Compassus of Cedar Rapids, New Sweden Cemetery Association or donor’s choice. Cards and memorials can be sent to 2879 193rd Blvd, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Dean E. Wolfe

BONAPARTE — Dean E. Wolfe, 92, formerly of Bonaparte, New London and Branson, Mo., died April 6, 2013, at Donnellson Health Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua; with Pastor Larry Wallingford officiating.

Burial with military rites will be conducted by Sargeant-Osweiler American Legion Post, Bonaparte, in Bonaparte Cemetery.

Visitation will be open from 2-5 p.m. Monday with family present from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, prior to the service.

Memorials to Bonaparte First Responders may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 1005 E. Oak Brook Place, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641.

Orvetta C. Conrad

OTTUMWA — Orvetta C. Conrad, 86, of Iowa City and formerly of Ottumwa, died April 1, 2013.

A memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Iowa City.

A full obituary can be found and online condolences can be sent at

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