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Lorin F. Green

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Lorin Green
Lorin F. Green, 87, of Oelwein, Iowa, died on Saturday afternoon, March 22, 2008 at Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein after a brief illness.

Funeral Services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Fairbank, Iowa, with Pastor Jason Princer officiating.

The Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein was in charge of arrangements. Interment was int the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, rural Oelwein.

Lorin Francis Green was born on May 25, 1920 at Letcher, S.D., the son of Reese Reed and Florence (Walrath) Green. He graduated from Letcher High School and farmed with his father.

Lorin was united in marriage to Esther Helen Stahl on June 23, 1946 at Mitchell, S.D. He farmed at Mitchell until they moved to Minnesota where he worked at a dairy and at a dehydrating plant. He later moved to Iowa where he worked for the Wester brothers of Cleghorn.

In 1979, Lorin moved to Fairbank, where he was a feed and fertilizer salesman. He also enjoyed driving the Amish on many trips over the years.

In 2006 Lorin moved to Oelwein. He was a member of the United Methodist Church at Fairbank, where he was the custodian and a trustee for many years.

Lorin enjoyed fishing, woodworking, taking care of his rose garden, collecting eagle statues and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a stillborn daughter, Gloria; a brother, Robert and three sisters - Doris in infancy, Carol and Eleanor.

Lorin is survived by a brother, Roger (Neoma) Green of Hill City, S.D; and by

his wife, Esther Green of Oelwein and seven children: Kathy (Butch) Putzier of DeKalb, Texas, Beverly (Robert) Mahler of Cherokee, Joyce Mueller (Mark Angio) of Loveland, Colo., Tom Green of Oelwein, Don Green of Missoula, Mont., Jan (Brien) Mohlis of Fairbank, and Denise (Loras) Little of Fairbank; 15 grandchildren and 14 great -grandchildren.