Flossie Anderson


Florence M. “Flossie” Anderson, 90, of Ottumwa, died at 6:03 a.m. April 22, 2023 at Vista Woods Care Center.

She was born October 14, 1932 in Ottumwa to John William and Florence Elizabeth McCormack Graham. She married Robert C. Anderson March 23, 1963.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, Flossie earned her nursing degree from the St. Joseph School of Nursing. She worked as an RN at St. Joseph Hospital and was the night superintendent when the hospital sold to Ottumwa Regional Health Center. She then worked in the drug and alcohol abuse treatment center at the hospital.

She had been a member of First United Methodist Church. Flossie had a passion for astrology. She was people oriented and loved to visit with everyone.

Surviving is her husband, Bob; three sons, Charlie (Jody) Clark of Bellevue, NE, Jay (Christa) Clark of Vienna, Austria and James (Debbie) Clark of St. Pete Beach, FL; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Paul L. Anderson.

Visitation will be open after 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25th at Reece Funeral Home with her family present to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26th at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

Inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Southern Iowa Mental Health Center.

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