The Ottumwa Courier

July 7, 2014

Edith Lira

Ottumwa Courier

---- — NUMA — Edith Daugherty Lira, 81, of Numa, died due to complications from Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Long Term Care in Centerville.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville; Father Bill Hubmann officiating. Inurnment will follow the service in the Numa Cemetery, Numa.

A visitation will precede the service at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Alzheimer’s Association and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory or to the Alzheimer’s Association at 255 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois, 60601 or online at

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