Archive for Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Obituary: Della E. Dohrn


July 23, 2003

Services for Della E. Dohrn, 87, McLouth, were Saturday, July 19, 2003, at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.

Mrs. Dohrn died July 15, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 25, 1915, at rural McLouth, the daughter of John S. and Elizabeth E. Miller Martz.

She had lived in the McLouth area all of her life. She was a homemaker who assisted her husband with farming for many years. She was a former member of the Edmonds Church, north of McLouth.

She married Henry George Dohrn on April 15, 1942, at McLouth. He died on Oct. 22, 1980.

Survivors include a son, Gary Dohrn, McLouth; a brother, Raymond Martz, McLouth; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the building fund at First Baptist Church of McLouth, sent in care of Barnett Funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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