Mable Irene Claypool


Mable Irene Claypool, 77, died April 3, 2018 at her home in Ottumwa, Iowa.

She was born January 10, 1941 to Alfred and Myrtle Riffel Bodeman near What Cheer, Iowa. She attended school and was baptized at the Christian Church. She was employed at Montezuma Manufacturing and later Fansteel. On June 10, 1988 she married Ernest Claypool in Washington, Iowa. Mable retired in 1994. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Christian Church, and a Pythian sister in What Cheer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Daniel Pringle; three sisters: Betty Adams, Rose Hauschild, Myrtle Lee King; three brothers: Earl Bodeman, Charles Bodeman, Cecil Bodeman.

She is survived by her husband, Ernie; children: Cathy (Jack) Maletta of Ottumwa, Cindy (Dave) Curtis of Ottumwa, Kelly (Mark) Fitzsimmon of Red Wind, Minn., Kenneth Eugene Pringle of Iowa City, stepson, Larry (Karla) Pringle of Alexandrea, Va., stepdaughter, Connie (Tom) White of Washington, Iowa; nine great- grandchildren; one brother, Merle Bodeman of Keota.

Graveside Service: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Sixteen Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Holm Funeral Home.

Arrangements: Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney, Iowa.

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