Lizzy Sundquist


Elizabeth Marie Sundquist, 22, of Ottumwa, died at 10:29 a.m. May 21, 2023 at home.

She was born September 6, 2000 in Bloomfield, the daughter of Randy and Brenda Johnson Sundquist.

Lizzy was a 2019 graduate of Ottumwa High School and attended TENCO First Resources. She participated with Special Olympics and enjoyed attending Prader-Willi Week Wonderland Summer Camp in Eldon, MO. She liked bowling, puzzles, listening to music and dancing. She loved going fishing with her dad, where she would always say, “You catch them Dad, and I will reel them in!” She enjoyed watching movies, going to Branson on summer vacations and loved her cats.

Surviving are her parents, Randy and Brenda Sundquist of Ottumwa; her best friend who was like a sister, Natasha Sundquist; aunts, Peggy (Mike) Mote of Des Moines, Vickie (John) Miller of Des Moines and Laura Sundquist of Ottumwa; uncles, Charles “Bud” (Cec) DeKraai of Nashville, TN, Tim Sundquist of Knoxville, IL, Gene (Terri) Sundquist of Ottumwa and Gary (Diane) Sundquist of Ottumwa; along with many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 26th at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bryan Wyldes officiating. The family will be present to greet friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society or Prader-Willi Syndrome Association.

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