Lorene J. Schurr
Lorene J. Schurr 1935—2017 Lorene J. Schurr, 81, of Rockford passed away March 29th, 2017, at home, with family members holding her hands. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will forever be missed. Lorene was born in Mason City, Nebraska on October 30th, 1935, to Dayton and Leota Young (Golden). She graduated from Callaway, Nebraska High School in 1953. She then married the love of her life, Orville Schurr in 1954. They were blessed with two children. Lorene spent many happy years enjoying art coloring, car rides with her husband, attending church, family gatherings, reading, vacations, walking, telling stories to her grandchildren and most important making sure her family was safe. She is survived by her husband of 62 years of marriage, Orville; son, Dan (Janis) Schurr of Whidbey Island, Washington; daughter, Sue Turvold of Rockford; two granddaughters, Michelle Rose (Scott) of Winnebago and Mindy (Jeremiah) Patton of Carlsbad, California; one grandson, Ryan Turvold (Angela Reina) of Rockford; seven great-grandchildren, Brice, Tyler, MacKenna and Brayden Rose, Seth and Evan Patton and AnnaBella Turvold. Special thanks to OSF physicians, nurses and staff. Memorial service will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd, at Christ United Methodist Church, 4509 Highcrest Road, Rockford. In lieu of flowers, please give donations to the American Heart Association or Christ United Methodist Church. Private burial will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetary.
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