The Ottumwa Courier

January 18, 2013

Stanley Steele, 99, Ottumwa


OTTUMWA — Stanley M. Steele, 99, of rural Ottumwa, died at 2:10 a.m. Jan. 17, 2013 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

He was born Sept. 7, 1913 in Medalia, Minn., to David and Ella Williams Steele. He married Arline Gates on May 12, 1945. She preceded him in death on March 14, 2005.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, Stanley was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He farmed near Dahlonega all of his life.

Surviving is his daughter, Suzanne (Pat) Killian of Ottumwa.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. David Klanderman officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be open at 11 a.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice serving Wapello and Davis Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

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