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Woomer, Laura L. 1904-1945


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 4/16/2009 at 10:52:03

Laura Woomer Succumbs To Long Sickness At Her Home

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 19, at 2:30 p.m. for Laura Loretta Woomer, who passed away at her parentís home this morning. She was 41 years and eight days old at the time of her death.

Miss Woomer has been confined to her bed for the past 17 years, but in spite of her handicap, she was very patient and cheerful to all who were around her.

Miss Woomer was born at Grinnell, Iowa, on December 9, 1904. She moved to LeMars with her family and graduated from LeMars High School. After her graduation she was employed in the J. Keenan law firm until her ill-health forced her to give up her work.

She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Woomer and one sister, Mrs. Peter Huls, of LeMars.

Rev. J. J. Share will officiate at the services at Lukenís funeral home and also at the city cemetery.

~Source: LeMars newspaper, December 1945

Another obituary mention:

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 18, 1945


Death claimed Miss Laura Lorretta Woomer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Woomer, at the home of her parents early Monday morning. Deceased had been ill at her home for the past seventeen years.

Miss Woomer was born at Grinnell, Iowa, on December 9, 1904, and was 41 years and 8 days of age at the time of her death. She attended school in LeMars and graduated from LeMars high school with the Class of 1923 and for four and one-half years was employed in the Keenan Law Office until ill health forced her to retire from active duty.

Deceased is survived by her parents and one sister, Mrs. Pete Huls of LeMars.

Funeral services will be held at Luken's Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon, December 19, at 2:30 oíclock with Rev. J. J. Share officiating. Burial will be in the City cemetery with Lukenís in charge.

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