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ETCHEN, Lorena Luella 1930 - 2015

ETCHEN, LEMKE, KATTER, LARSON, POPE, NELSON, YOUNGBLOOD

Posted By: Pat Ludeke (email)
Date: 10/3/2017 at 13:20:21

Lorena Luella Etchen, 85 of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at her home.

A funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel with Rev. Kirk M. Wilkie officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2015, at the funeral home.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorials may be made to Central Gardens of North Iowa in Clear Lake or Humane Society of North Iowa in Mason City.

Luella was born May 6, 1930, the daughter of Henry and Ruth (Lemke) Katter in rural Garner. She grew up and attended school in Garner, graduating from Garner High School in 1948. She was a homemaker most of her life and later worked at Denny’s School of Dance in Mason City.

Luella was a member of the Rural Lakettes and Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake. She was a great cook, gardener, and seamstress. She liked dance and enjoyed watching her daughter, Teri, dance. Her two cats, Muffy and Rambo, were a true joy in her life.

Luella is survived by a daughter, Teri Lynn (Mark) Larson of Ames; a sister, LaVonne Etchen of Mason City; two nephews, Dan Pope of Mason City and David (Kristie) Pope of Mason City; three nieces, Cheri Etchen of Mason City, Debbie (Mark Nelson) Etchen of San Diego, and Laurie Etchen of Golden Valley, MN; and great-nephews and nieces, Jason Youngblood, Heather Pope, Allison Pope, and Ryan Pope.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Henry Katter; a sister, Rachel Pope; and a brother-in-law, Merle Etchen.


 

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