Thursday, January 7, 2010
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Raymond Funeral Home
112 West Burlington
Friday, January 8, 2010
Trinity Episcopol Church
204 East Fifth St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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|Obituary - Fairfield
Joan Whitehill Stover age83 of Fairfield died December 31, 2009 at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield.
Joan was born January 18, 1926 in Marshalltown, Iowa the daughter of William N. and Adaline Thayer Whitehill. She graduated from Marshalltown High School and attended Grinnell College and Rockford College before marrying Stanley R. Stover on August 22, 1947 at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Marshalltown. He died on November 8, 1989.
Joan and Stan moved their family to Fairfield in 1962. She enjoyed membership in
Chapter HA, P.E.O.; Jefferson County Genealogical Society; Chapter E, T.T.T.;
Jefferson County Hospital Auxiliary and Trinity Episcopal Church in Ottumwa.
Her hobbies and interest included reading, playing bridge and traveling.
Survivors include two daughters Sharyn Stover of Glendale, Oregon and Peggy Small and husband Jeff of Fairfield, one son Brad Stover and wife Vicky of Chapel Hill, North Carolina,
5 grandchildren: Jason White, Jeremy and Kevin Small, Jon and Chelsea Stover, one great granddaughter Sydney and one brother William N. Whitehill Jr. and wife Beverly of Marshalltown.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one brother George Whitehill.
A memorial service will be at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Ottumwa. The Memorial Service will be at 1:30 P.M. Friday at the church with Father Vincent Bete officiating.
The family will r4eceive friends on Thursday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Following cremation interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield.
Memorials may be made to The Lordís Cupboard, Fairfield Public Library, or Trinity Episcopal Church.
Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.