Loren William Levenhagen, 87, passed away on Monday (January 28, 2019) at the Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. A funeral service will be held 11:00am Saturday (February 2, 2019) at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St SE, Mason City, IA, Mason City with Pastor Sid Bohls officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 9:30-11:00am on Saturday before the service at the church. Loren was born on July 17, 1931 to Erick and Wilhelmina (Lubben) Levenhagen in Rockwell. He attended country school, graduating from Rockwell High School in 1950. Loren was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Mary Lou Worley on January 14, 1951 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Rockwell. To this union five children were born. Loren farmed and worked at State Brand Creamery and in 1969 went to work for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company until the plant closed in 1992. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church and enjoyed bible study and the Men’s Breakfast Club. He also volunteered at the community kitchen and delivering Meals on Wheels. Loren enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, attending most of their sporting events, and dance and music recitals. He liked going on walks with his dogs. Loren and Mary Lou enjoyed spending their winters in Mission, Texas with family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary Lou Levenhagen; four children, Kathy Levenhagen, Dianna (George), Randy (Deborah) Levenhagen, and Rick (Marilyn) Levenhagen; five grandchildren, David (Rebecca) Springer, Pensacola, FL, Misty (Mike) Holmes, Waterloo, IA, Joseph (Jodilynne) Levenhagen, Bondurant, IA, Michelle (Kurt) Hinrichsen, Washington, IA, and Vanessa (Brian) Leavitt, Davenport, IA; 13 great-grandchildren, and his brother, Leland (Sharon) Levenhagen, Mason City. Loren was preceded in death by his parents, Erick and Wilhelmina (Lubben) Levenhagen, and a daughter in infancy, Lori. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Loren W. Levenhagen please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Loren W Levenhagen July 17 1931 January 28 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Manly, state: Iowa