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Lauretta Van Buskirk, Age 90

Posted September 24, 2018 at 6:02 pm

Lauretta Van Buskirk, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services were held Friday, September 21, 2018 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron, Iowa. The Rev. Lil Johnston officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Lauretta Elizabeth Catherine Kruse was born on August 20, 1928 on the family farm in Washington Township, Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of Harm D. and Louise (Ahrendt) Kruse. She attended country school near her home and later graduated from Le Mars High School in 1946 after studying Normal Training.

She married William Lowell Van Buskirk on November 29, 1946, at

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