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Miss Reed was my 1st grade teacher in Lohrville. I remember her as always happy and having a smile. I think everyone loved her.

Posted by: Sonia (Toni) Kerns - Rockwell City, IA - Student   May 01, 2017

I feel fortunate to have had Gwen as part of my life. She was a great lady.

Posted by: Sharon Swensen - The Villages, FL - Family Friend   Apr 29, 2017

I'd known Gwen for 60 years. After reading all her life experiences before I met here, I am in awe of how little about her I really knew. I knew her through Rita, Mark and Marvin, with whom I went to school and church activities. Our families vacationed at Lake Okoboji many summers. My very first teaching job was teaching first grade at Dayton Elementary and joining Gwen in the teachers' lounge. After Susan and Craig gave Gwen her own

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Posted by: Sharon Swensen - The Villages, FL - Family Friend   Apr 29, 2017

What a wonderful person your mom was, she will never be forgotten. I have so many memories of all the fun our families had over the years. When your folks came out here to Mesa they always called and usually would stop by. Once they stopped coming, Gwen would surprise us with a phone call, oh how we would visit. She would bring me up to date on Dayton and the family. I will miss those calls.Want you all to know that you are in my prayers and Alan's to.
Vickie and Alan

Posted by: Vickie Bloomquist Angell - Mesa, AZ - Family Friend   Apr 29, 2017

I will always cherish the wonderful memories of the summers our family and yours spent together at Okoboji. A beautiful obituary. God bless your entire family.

Posted by: Jan Moore - Osakis, MN - Family Friend   Apr 29, 2017

Gwen will be missed in many ays. I have fond memories of her in my Bible study clas at Emanuel s and recently here at Grandview.She was a magnificent lady and a wonderful teacher. Many students will always remember her.

Posted by: Mary Lou Strandberg - Dayton - Friend   Apr 29, 2017

Will really miss singing with Gwen, she was a wonderful lady!

Posted by: Tyler Johnson    Apr 28, 2017

What a beautiful obituary of a beautiful woman! We are all going to miss Gwen. She was a very special lady!

Posted by: Marla Swanson - Dayton, IA - Family Friend   Apr 28, 2017