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Francis Irene Louscher

January 14, 1913 — January 2, 2007


January 14, 1913
Garden City, Missouri
January 2, 2007
Orange City, Iowa

10:30 A.M. Monday
January 8, 2007
First Presbyterian Church
Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Andrew Hilla, Officiating

“The Lord’s Prayer”
“His Eye Is On the Sparrow”
“Good Night, Good Morning”
Sung by: Jack Grosvenor
Organist: Kay Grosvenor

Larry Louscher David Louscher
Evan Louscher Steve Louscher
Todd Vetter John Vuchetich

Graveside Service at 2:00pm Monday
Union Cemetery ~ Harris, Iowa

Arrangements under the care of
Gaudian~Eldridge Funeral Home
Paullina, Iowa

After today’s service, relatives and friends
are invited to join the family in the
fellowship hall of the church.


Francis Irene Louscher was born to Daniel LoRanz and Mary Martha Bryant Brumley on January 14, 1913 in Garden City, Missouri. At a young age the family moved to Bussey, Iowa and two years later to Harris, Iowa. She attended country school and graduated from Harris High School. On December 27, 1929, Irene married Harold Lee Louscher. To this union four children were born; Robert, twins, Yvonne and Bonnie and Paul Kent. In 1976, an adopted daughter, Doan, joined the family.
They made their home in Harris, moving to Lake Park, Iowa in 1937, where they lived until moving to Garden Grove, California in 1965. In 1966, she moved to Paullina, Iowa to be near her beloved sister, Gladys and brother-in-law, Bert Louscher.
Irene’s life centered around her family and many nieces and nephews considered her their second mother. Her love of poetry shone thru in the many lessons she gave. She was a devoted, active member of her church.
Irene lived her last 3½ years at the Paullina Care Center. She passed away at the Orange City Hospital on Tuesday, January 2nd, reaching the age of 93.
She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie and her husband, Gene Vetter of Spencer; a son, Kent and his wife, Donna Louscher of Boston, MA; her adopted daughter, Doan and her husband, Tuan Loc of Parsippany, New Jersey; eighteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Georgia James of Garden Grove, CA; brother’s-in-law, Bert Louscher of Paullina, IA; John and his wife, Raeburn Louscher of Spirit Lake, IA; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; her daughter, Yvonne Rupp and her husband Fred; a son, Robert and siblings, twins Clemmie Dillehey and Clifford; Victor; Rosetta Bergman; Jennie King; Clinton; Gladys Louscher and Daniel.
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