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Luella E. Appeldorn

March 20, 1917 — March 22, 2010

IN MEMORY OF
LUELLA E. APPELDORN

BORN
March 20, 1912
Sutherland, Iowa

PASSED AWAY
March 22, 2010
Sanborn, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 27, 2010
Zion United Church of Christ; Calumet, Iowa
Rev. Barbara Weier ~ Officiating

Visitation will be after 3 P.M. Friday
with the family present from 5:30 to 7:00 P.M.
at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina.

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS
“Amazing Grace”
“At This Sacrifice”
Organist: Florence Rehder

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Al & Betty Jensen

CASKET BEARERS
Scott Engelke Kris Noble
Mike Noble Emma Noble
Jake Noble Dennis Appeldorn
Tony Frerk Marty Raubusch

FINAL RESTING PLACE
Family graveside service at 9:45 A.M. Saturday
Liberty Township Cemetery ~ Calumet, Iowa

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

Arrangements under the care of the:
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home
LUELLA E. APPELDORN
Luella Elizabeth Caroline Frerk Appeldorn, daughter of Henry and Bertha (Lorenzen) Frerk was born March 20, 1912 near Sutherland, Iowa. She was baptized on October 1912, by Rev. Rixmen and later confirmed May 1926 by Rev. Hofferman and was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet. She attended country school and graduated from the 8th grade in 1926. On June 29, 1932, she was united in marriage to William Appeldorn Jr. After her marriage to “Bill” they farmed a short time southwest of Calumet, then farmed southwest of Paullina until Bill retired from farming. The couple moved into Paullina. Bill passed away on September 6, 1979 in Paullina. She continued to make her home in Paullina until moving to the Prairie View Retirement Home in Sanborn on March 4, 2010. She passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010 at Prairie View reaching the age of 98 years and 2 days.
Luella is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Bob Engelke of Paullina; three grandchildren, Scott Engelke, Kris Noble and her husband, Mike and Russell Appeldorn; two great-grandchildren, Emma and Jake Noble. She is also survived by a brother, Lester and his wife, Iris Frerk of Paullina; as well as other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, Donald in infancy and Robert; her parents and one brother, Albert Frerk.
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