Loren Dorr (1917 - 2011)

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Loren E. Dorr

Des Moines

Loren Dorr died Saturday, October 1, 2011 at VA Hospital at the age of 94. His funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 5 at Faith Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Chapel Hill Gardens. Loren's family will greet friends 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 4 at Brooks Funeral Care, 7975 University Blvd.

Loren Dorr, son of John and Sophia (Glade) Dorr, Jr., was born May 14, 1917 in Plymouth county, Iowa. He graduated from Marcus Public Schools and attended the University of Iowa and Drake University. Loren served in the United States Navy during WWII.

Loren retired as Senior Vice President of Midland Financial Savings and Loan. He was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in Clive. Loren was past president of the Iowa Savings and Loan League, Iowa Mortgage Bankers Association, Des Moines Mortgage Bankers Association, Hyperion Field Club, Polk County Easter Seal Society, and the Salvation Army Advisory Board. Loren enjoyed golf, bowling, and gardening.

Loren was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marian Shostrom.

Loren is remembered by his son, Larry (Becky); daughter, Janice (Robert) Vogel; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be donated to his church.


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Brooks Funeral Care-University Chapel - Clive
7975 University Blvd.
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 277-8700
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Published in Des Moines Register from Oct. 4 to Oct. 9, 2011
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