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Lovick, Gladys E. (1923 - 2000)


Posted By: Gayle P. Snow (email)
Date: 5/14/2023 at 21:54:41

Mason City Globe Gazette; 8 September 2000

Gladys E. Lovick, 76, died Wednesday (Sept. 6, 2000) at her home in Forest City.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Forest City, with the Rev. Lee Laaveg officiating. Burial will be in Madison Township Cemetery, in Forest City.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Peterson Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City.

Gladys E. Lovick was born Oct. 9, 1923, in Plymouth to Fred and Grace (White) Fluhrer. She attended country school and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1942. Following graduation she attended college in Cedar Falls and received her teaching certificate. She taught country school for two years before moving to Mason City where she worked at Russell Studio. She enjoyed photography and especially enjoyed touring the state while taking graduation pictures at high schools.

On Nov. 20, 1949, she married Paul Lovick at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton. They farmed near Joice and Ventura before settling on the home place near Forest City in 1956. Gladys worked at furniture stores in Forest City and Clear Lake.

Gladys enjoyed travel. During their marriage they had many wonderful trips and made many wonderful friends. They enjoyed their time spent on the Hawaiian Islands and the Caribbean cruises. They especially enjoyed the family vacations, many of which were fishing trips.

Gladys was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City and was active in the wedding circle. She volunteered much time to school activities and led a fund drive for new band uniforms. Gladys was also an avid fan at the Forest City High School softball and basketball games and rarely missed a game.

Gladys is survived by two children, Dennis Lovick and Barb Lovick, both of Forest City; one sister, Gail Netzer and her husband, Ambrose, of Bismark, N.D.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Memorials may be given to the Immanuel Lutheran Church Radio Fund.

Peterson Lund Funeral Home, (641)585-2685.


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