Obit: Dorn, Lowell E. (1913 - 1974)



----Source: Scrapbook; unknown Clark Co., Wis. paper

Lowell E. Dorn (b. 8/28/1913 d. 3/5/1974)


Lowell E. Dorn

Services have been set for 2 PM Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church here for Lowell E. Dorn, 60, of Abbotsford, who died of cancer at 4:20 PM Friday at N.H.E. Community Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., where he had been spending the past three months.
Officiating will be the Rev. Virgil E. Taylor, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Marshfield, and burial will be made in the York Cemetery, near Loyal.

The body will lie instate at the Polnaszek Funeral Home, Abbotsford, this afternoon (Monday) until noon Tuesday and then at the church. Masonic rites will be conducted at the funeral home at 7 PM tonight.

Mr. Dorn was born Aug. 28, 1913, at Neillsville and came in May of 1946 to Abbostsford, where he operated a Coast-To-Coast Store and furniture business. Following the expansion of his furniture business, he moved his store to the first floor of the Masonic building and later to the present Coral Bar building.

In 1960, he purchased the present store on the corner of First and Spruce streets from Mrs. Robert Johnson, which he operated until 1973.

His marriage on Sept. 24, 1938, at Dubuque, Iowa, was to the former Mildred Olson, who survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Heinz (Linda) Richter, Minneapolis two sons, Terry and Robert Dorn a brother, Dale Dorn, New Lisbon a sister, Mrs. Angel (Lucite) Peterson, Marshaled and seven grandchildren.

He was a member of the Masons, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Presbyterian Church, of which he had served as elder, and a former member of the Chamber of Commerce.




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