Lora (Stohr) Redenius

Lora Redenius, 93, of Britt, passed away Friday, January 23, 2004, at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

Lora, the daughter of Eggo and Etta (Eden) Stohr, was born November 12, 1910, in Winnebago County Northwest of Woden, Iowa.  She received her education in the rural schools of Grant Township.  Lora was baptized and confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Titonka.

On February 21, 1932, Lora was united in marriage with Menno Redenius at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Titonka.  Following their marriage, the couple moved to the Redenius family farm north of Hutchins and lived there until they retired and moved into Britt in 1968.

Lora was a faithful member of the Woden Christian Reformed Church since her marriage in 1932.  Lora’s life was centered on her family.  She loved flowers and enjoyed caring for her flower gardens.

Lora is survived by five sons and their families: Dr. Myron Redenius of Billings, Montana, Kermit Redenius of Clarion, Elwin Redenius and his wife, Linda, of Britt, Gerald Redenius and his wife, Yolanda, of Britt, and Ronald Redenius and his wife, Mary, of Forest City; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one sister Lydia Hillenga, of Woden; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Menno; one daughter-in-law Rose Redenius; three sisters: Etta Bruns, Caroline Senne, and Gertrude Kurtzleben, and two brothers: Henry Stohr and one in infancy.



Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2004
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: Woden Christian Reformed Church
205 290th Street, Woden, Iowa 50484
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