Obituaries: Nancy Dufur

OTTUMWA-Nancy Jane Dufur, 68, of Ottumwa, died at 1:10 a.m. January 12, 2017 at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield.

She was born June 16, 1948 in Manteca, CA to Fiori and Lurline Martin Valterza.  She married Wayne Dufur on August 15, 1988 and he preceded her in death on October 27, 2012.

Nancy had been a resident of Ottumwa for the past 13 years.

Surviving are her daughters, Melissa (Jim) Farness of Ottumwa and Lisa (Michael) Brown of California; 5 grandchildren, Angelina, Megan and Alexander Farness, Cameron and Austin Dufur.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Ronnie and Bobby Valterza.

Her body has been cremated and services will be held at a later date at the Scandinavian Cemetery in Bloomer, WI.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.