OTTUMWA-Judy K. Minear, 79, of Ottumwa, died at 2:55 a.m. November 16, 2017 at Vibra Hospital in Fargo, ND. She was born September 27, 1938 in Mystic, IA to Elmer L. and Madeline L. Girten Close. A 1956 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Judy had worked for 44 ½ years at Myers Computer & Appliance, retiring in 2000. Judy was very active in her Class of ’56 reunions, meeting for lunch every month. She kept the Close family close.