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Donna “Jean” Conover, 68, of Keokuk, IA died Thursday, July 1, 2021 at her home.

She was born on August 27, 1952 in Carthage, IL, the son of William Earl and Dorothy Mae Brownlee Conover.

Jean was employed by BTR in Keokuk for twenty-five years until her retirement.

She enjoyed the outdoors along with spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Michael “Mike” Sistern of Keokuk, two daughters, Kimberely Reeves of Keokuk and Christine Otte (David) of Montrose, five grandchildren, Chad Sistern (Hope), Morgan Reeves, Megan Reeves, Alexis Otte and Nick Otte, eight great-grandchildren, Kimberly, Brooklyn, Makenna, Baylie, Cash, Chandler, Emilia and Guthrie,  two brothers, Don Conover (Barb) of Burlington, IA, and Mike “Bill” Conover (Lori) of Hamilton, IL, three sisters, Donna Jean Conover, Kathleen McGlasson (Carl) and Judy Miller (Lyle) all of Keokuk and two special sisters-in-law, Janet Conover of Kahoka, MO and Peggy Conover of Alexandria, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Earl Conover, Everett Conover, Robert “Rocky” Conover and Joseph Conover, two sisters, Debbie Jamison and Beverly Conover and one niece, Lori Bollin.

A gathering of remembrance will be held 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA with the family meeting with friends at that time.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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