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December 14, 2017 Laura M. Yochem
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1935 - 2017

Laura M. Yochem, 82, of Lone Tree, passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital. There will be no visitation or funeral service. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local animal shelter.

Laura Marie Yochem was born on July 27, 1935, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Beatrice McBride. Laura was a bookkeeper for 50 years and after retirement was a cook at the Lone Tree Care Center and also a pollworker for elections.

She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church and Rebekahs in Lone Tree and the Moose of Dolan Springs, Calif. Laura enjoyed crocheting, making over 300 lap robes for the VA in Iowa City, sewing, reading, gardening and had many pen pals.

Laura will be deeply missed by her daughter: Felicia Yochem of Lone Tree; sister: Betty Werbung of Granbury, Texas; niece: Robyn Porterfield of Missouri; and friends.

The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Laura’s arrangements and her family. Online condolences for the Yochem family may be sent to www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

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