The Ottumwa Courier

December 10, 2012

Patricia Cudworth, 80, Ottumwa


OTTUMWA — Patricia Cudworth, 80, of 945 W. Williams St., died peacefully at home Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.

She was born on March 17, 1932 in Davis County to Kenneth and Lalia Wilkinson McCormick. She married Howard Cudworth on June 19, 1955.

A graduate of Bloomfield High School, she had worked as a secretary at John Morrell and Co. and for 13 years for John Fye at Ameriprise.

Patricia was a quilter.

Surviving is her husband, Howard; a daughter, Deb Gay, of Norwalk; two sons, Dan (Renee) Cudworth, of Marion, and David (Cheryl) Cudworth, of Anamosa; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a brother, Ed (Lois) McCormick, of Ottumwa.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert McCormick.

Per her wishes, her body has been cremated and no services are planned.

Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Davis and Wapello Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Ottumwa, IA 52501.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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