Shirley M. Lohrenz

Shirley Mae Lohrenz, 93, of Mason City, IL passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:15 PM at Mason City Area Nursing Home. Shirley was born July 29, 1925 in rural Mason City, IL, the daughter of Frederick and Emma (Berns) Blaum . She married Louis Lohrenz on November 2, 1947 in Easton, IL. He preceded her in death on January 26, 1982.
Shirley is survived by two brothers, Raymond “Jack” Blaum of Bettendorf, IA, Robert (Mae) Blaum of Divernon, IL, one sister, Rita Cole of Mason City, IL, and twelve nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Donald and F. Dale Blaum.
Shirley enjoyed landscaping her lawn and tending to her flower garden. Shirley also enjoyed sewing and helping others. She especially enjoyed helping with children and loved being involved in the lives of her nieces and nephews as well as their children and grandchildren.
Funeral services for Shirley will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:30 AM at the New Holland 1st United Methodist Church in New Holland, IL. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, IL. Burial will follow the funeral service at Richmond Grove Cemetery near New Holland, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason City Area Nursing Home (activity and therapy departments) or the New Holland United Methodist Church.
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Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.