March 29, 2020
Loretta Schlumbohm, 103 of Alvord, Iowa, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA.
A celebration of life service will be at a later date. Condolences to the family can be offered on Jurrens Funeral Home website: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com
Loretta Schacht was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Alvord to Henry and Minnie (Mundt) Schacht. She started her grade school years in Alvord when, at the age of 12, her family moved to eastern Iowa where she attended Shaggy Hill grade school. She returned to Alvord and attended Alvord Public School where she graduated in 1935. After graduation, she assisted many families with housework and assisted moms with newborn babies.
On Aug. 5, 1936, she married Rich Schlumbohm. She assisted her husband with his business as a corn sheller and was a hair stylist.
Survivors include her daughters, Jacqueline Heerde of Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Mary Lee (Rich) LeLoux of Alvord; eight grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; parents-in law, Herman and Mary Schlumbohm; her husband of 62 years; son-in-law, Kenneth Heerde; two grandsons; one great-grandson; four brothers, Raymond, Vernon, Don and Jack Schacht, and six sisters, Leona Mundt, Eleanor Baker, Irene Williams, Vera Nagel, Irma Stettnich and Norma Servold.