This Week's Circulars


OTTUMWA[mdash]Tonyia Sue Bain, 66, of Ottumwa, died at12:42 a.m. June 1, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Her body has been cremated and no services are planned. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

FLORIS [mdash]Ronald Everett Johnson of Floris, died May 29, 2020 at Ridgewood Specialty Care. Limited open visitation for friends is from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home. Graveside service is 3 p.m. Thursday at Floris Cemetery.

OTTUMWA [mdash] Jack Ervin Carder, 88 of Ottumwa, formerly of Batavia, died May 31, 2020. He was cremated and there will be no service at this time. On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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Opera Iowa performs "Little Red's Most Unusual Day" for Ottumwa students in kindergarten through second grade Wednesday morning in St. John Auditorium. Dr. Jennifer Boyenga of Indian Hills Community College said the performance is part of the community college's arts outreach program.