Lorna D. Schellhorn

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Lorna Shellhorn picOran: Lorna Dorothy Schellhorn age 90 passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. Lorna was born July 22, 1923 the daughter of John and Dorothy (Rosenow) Sell in rural Sumner, Iowa. Lorna worked as a housekeeper in private homes for several years, she then worked at Carnation in Waverly after that she worked at Wilharm’s in Tripoli. Lorna spent the majority of her working years at Wapsie Valley Schools working in foodservice, retiring in 1988 after 32 years of service. Lorna married Arnold Schellhorn on November 18, 1947 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buck Creek.

Survived by: her husband; Arnold, two sons; Galen (Elaine) of Sumner and Alan (Jennifer) of Centennial, CO, three grandchildren; Aaron (Meg) of Memphis, TN Travis (Katie) of Independence and Anna of Centennial, CO, two great-grandchildren; Ericka and Natalee, five step-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

Preceded by; her parents, one son Ronnie in infancy, one sister; Arlitha Pries and one brother-in-law; John Pries.

Services: 10:30 am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at St. Peter”s Lutheran Church in Oran

Visitation: Monday, June 23 from 4-7 at Woods Funeral Home in Fairbank and for one hour before services at the church on Tuesday.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

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Richard George Bowen

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Richard BowenFairbank: Richard “Dick” Bowen age 72 passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, IA.

Richard was born March 16, 1942 in Rochester, New York, the son of Burton and Vernita (Bordenau) Bowen. Richard worked for Owens-Corning in his hometown of Albion, NY for many years until the plant closed, he was also a member of the National Guard. He married Marilyn Proctor in 1965 and they later divorced.

Survived by: two daughters; Sarah Bowen and Elizabeth Bowen, one son; Richard Bowen Jr. one sister; Nancy Patton, six grandchildren and his companion; Marilyn King of Fairbank.

Preceded by; his parents

Memorial Services; 10:30 am Friday June 20, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbank, IA

Memorials; to be designated to the family

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Daryl L. Schares

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Daryl Schares pic.Oran: Daryl Lawrence Schares age 65 passed away Monday, June 9, 2014 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Daryl was born on February 15, 1949 in Waterloo the son of Kenneth and Marlys (Schmitz) Schares, he graduated from Wapsie Valley High School in 1969. He married Paula Kay Oberheu on September 12, 1970 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank. Daryl worked as a welder for Deere & Co. in Waterloo for 34 years retiring in 2009.

Survived by; his wife; Paula, two daughters; Jenny (Dan) Richards of Fairbank and Nicole (Pat) Reiher of Tripoli, three sons; Chris (Suzy) Schares of Cedar Falls, Aaron (Tara) Schares of Sumner and Jake (Corinne) Schares of Oelwein, 18 grandchildren; Ashley Schares, Eric, Reily & Madyson Richards, Jessi  and Justin Reiher, Jacob, Chace and Alexis Schares, Peyton, Austin, Ryan and Weston Schares, Delaney, Ella and Nora Schares, Alec and Tylen Hirsch, two brothers; Rick (Barb) Schares of Readlyn and Marty Schares of Fairbank, one sister; Jerilyn Schares of Cedar Falls, two sisters and brothers-in-law; Karen Silver of Cedar Rapids and Gloria (Steve) Schropp of Parnell and John Wroten of Fairbank.

Preceded by; his parents; Kenneth and Marlys Schares, his father and mother-in-law; Paul and Evie Oberheu and a sister-in-law; Kathie Wroten.

Services; 10:00 am Friday, June 13, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank

Visitation; Thursday, June 12 from 4-8 pm at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank

Inurnment; at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Fairbank

Memorials; may be directed to the family

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Elsie H. Kreb

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Elsie H. Kreb picOran; Elsie Helena Kreb age 100 passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Bickford Cottage in Cedar Falls, IA

She was born on January 11, 1914 in Camp Cook, Harding County, South Dakota, the daughter of Edward and Carrie (Engebretson) Olson. Elsie married Emil Kreb on July 28, 1938 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Elsie was a vital part of the family farm operation as well as a dedicated mother and housekeeper.

Survived by; three sons; Rueben of Nashua, Charles (Rosemary) of Waverly and Melvin (Hollis) of Scotia, CA, One brother; Clement (Emma) Olson 0f Mobridge, South Dakota along with many grandchildren and step-grandchildren.

Preceded by; her parents, her husband Emil in 1987, one son Herbert, one sister; Delphia Fischer and two brothers; Harvey and Melvin Olson.

Services; Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Oran, IA

Visitation: Friday June 13 from 4-7 pm at Woods Funeral Home in Fairbank and for one hour before services at the church on Saturday.

Memorials: to be designated to St. Peter’s Church

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