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William R. "Bill" Oveson - 71

7/23/1948 - 6/2/2020

Clinton, Iowa


     William R. “Bill” Oveson, age 71 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at his home.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Friday, June 5th at the Pape Funeral Home.  Graveside services will follow at 3:00 PM at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be his grandsons.


     Bill was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on July 23, 1948, the son of William and Genevieve (Buntemeyer) Oveson.  He graduated from Clinton High School and attended Clinton Community College.  Bill married Jacqueline “Jackie” Jamison on July 31, 1993 in Clinton. He was employed at Clinton Corn Processing /ADM for 43 years.  As a teenager Bill loved working on the Buntemeyer farms.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing cards, having a good time and enjoying a can of beer.  He was proud of his new car and was meticulous in its care.


     Bill is survived by his wife Jackie; 3 children, Salina Loescher of Illinois, Jim Jamison of Camanche and Jeanine Bielema of Thomson, IL; 5 grandchildren, James, Justin and Josh Jamison and Bobby and Kyle Bielema; 4 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Lennon, Tateum and Nova; 2 sisters, Renee Stoltz of Minneapolis and Carol (Don) Olsen of Chicago; 2 nieces, Becky Bedrosian and Jenna Olsen and a nephew, Todd Stoltz.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Online condolences may be left at



1:00 to 2:30 PM on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Pape Funeral Home.

Graveside Service:

3:00 PM on Friday, June 5, 2020 at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.


  • Robert P Doescher

    on 06/05/20

    Jackie and family-so sorry for your loss. Bill was a good man and a great  friend.  I worked with  Bill at ADM - always there if you needed a helping  hand. Our thoughts  and prayers are with you. 

  • Travis Flatten

    on 06/05/20

    I am sorry to hear about Bill's passing.  I enjoyed Bill's sense of humor and working with him at ADM.  Bill had a good attitude and was always willing to help out.  I pray the family can find peace during this difficult time.  

  • Nancy Kohrt

    on 06/05/20

    Renee and Carol,  sorry to hear about the loss of your brother.    Our families become so precious to us in our senior years.   I know you will miss him,   Hope all is good with you and yours.  Be well.



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