Connie J. Brereton, 71, of Ottumwa, died at 4:10 a.m. September 25, 2022 at Good Samaritan Society – Ottumwa.
She was born July 27, 1951 in Ottumwa to Paul E. and Guelda A. Argo Carruthers.
A 1970 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Connie was a 50-year member and Past Worthy Matron of Order of Eastern Star Ottumwa Chapter #112. She enjoyed quilting, making stained glass, several other crafts and was an amazing cook. She previously owned a ceramic shop, Connie’s Attic.
Surviving is her daughter, Jennifer Brereton of Ottumwa; and a sister, Nancy Hayes of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Her body has been cremated. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, September 28th at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Graveside services and inurnment will follow the visitation on Wednesday at Shaul Cemetery with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.