INTERMENT: Malvern Cemetery, Malvern, Iowa
Lorraine Ellen (Young) Dashner, 89, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Malvern, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 22, 2010 at the Hospice With Heart House in Glenwood. She was born Jan. 5, 1921 in Glenwood to Marlin Tillman & Nellie (Noah) Young. Lorraine received her diploma from high school on May 20, 1938. She was a semi-finalist in the Centennial Beauty Contest on Sept. 8, 1938 and for several years was a telephone operator for the Bell Telephone Company in Glenwood, Iowa.
She was united in marriage to Earl Estes Dashner, Jr. on February 23, 1941 in Glenwood, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Terry, Philip and Suellen. Lorraine greatly enjoyed her life on the farm. She had an immense talent for needlework and decorating. Lorraine enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was greatly loved and will be forever missed by her family. May she rest in peace with the Lord.
Preceding Lorraine in death were her parents, husband, one brother and one sister. She is survived by her children, Terry L. Dashner of Chicago, Illinois; Philip L. & wife Beverly Dashner of Malvern, Iowa; Suellen E. Dashner of Council Bluffs, Iowa; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother, Marlin & wife Ruth Young, II of Nashua, New Hampshire, extended relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation:Monday, August 23, 2010
Service:Wednesday, August 25, 2010