The Ottumwa Courier

July 9, 2013

June Simmons

Ottumwa Courier

---- — BLOOMFIELD — June M. Simmons, 85, of Bloomfield, died July 8, 2013, at the Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield.

She was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Tama to John William and Myrtle Leah Sadler Reben. She married Richard W. Simmons Jr. Oct. 30, 1945, in Preston, Minn. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2010. June was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, David Simmons of Bloomfield and Dickie (Cynthia) Simmons of Rialto, Calif.; two grandchildren, Mike and Michelle; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Rosalie Neville of Tama and LaVonne Collier of State Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Robert Eugene Simmons; three brothers, John W. Reben, Ralph Wall and Frank Reben; and three sisters, Irene Burns, Ellen Burgess and Pauline Daniel.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield; Pastor Richard Friend officiating.

Open visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

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