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-Shirley Jo Reckner-

Shirley Jo Reckner, age 59 of Wapello, died Saturday March 1, 2008, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  The daughter of Archie and Odessa (Morse) McBee, she was born August 2, 1948, at Muscatine, Iowa.  On May 2, 1977, she married Raymond Fredrick Reckner at Letts; he died July 6, 2005.  She was a graduate of the Columbus Junction High School and a graduate of Cosmetology College.  She was a homemaker, and in earlier years operated a beauty shop in Columbus Junction.  In recent years she was employed at the Wapello Republican.

Survivors include one daughter, Teresa Brown of Wapello;  one sister, Sharon Welch of Wheatland, Missouri;

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and an infant brother.

According to her wishes, cremation has been accorded and there will be no visitation or services.  Inurnment will be at a later date.

Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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