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Loween Mae (Hansen) Krayenhagen

May 7, 1935 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 82)

Loween M. Krayenhagen, age 82, of Holstein, formerly of Galva, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein with the Rev. Melba E. Smith officiating.  Burial will be at the Morgan Township Cemetery of Schleswig.  A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein. 

Loween Krayenhagen was born May 7, 1935 to Herbert and Florence (Stender) Hansen on a farm near Schleswig, Iowa.  She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith.  Loween graduated from Arthur High School in 1953 then worked for Carney’s Locker in Ida Grove.

She was united in marriage to Donald L. Krayenhagen on August 23, 1959 at the United Church of Christ in Schleswig.  To this union three children were born: Lorraine, DeWayne and Linda. 

Loween worked as a cook for 20 years in the Galva and Galva-Holstein Community Schools, retiring in 1995.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Holstein.  She enjoyed doing embroidery and cross-stitch, puzzles, playing cards, Bingo, gardening and cooking.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Lorraine (Marvin) Todd of Holstein, IA, DeWayne (Laurie) Krayenhagen of Ida Grove, IA, Linda (Fred) Karstedt of West Des Moines, IA; seven grandchildren, Emily Todd, Eric Todd, Ethan (Stacey) Todd, Brandi Morrow (special friend Adam Nilles), Shannon Morrow, Jace Krayenhagen and Rylee Krayenhagen; three step-grandchildren, Samantha Payne, Brittany (Jerry) Therriault and Hannah Karstedt; one great-grandson, Oliver Todd; and one step-great-grandchild Kira Therriault.  She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Bonnie Seibold and Dorothy (Lawrence) Timmerman; brother-in-law, LaMoyne Christiansen; and many nieces and nephews.

Loween is joined in Heaven by her husband, Donald; her parents; sisters-in-law, Ruth Tuneberg, Ethel Tarbill and LaDonna Christiansen; brother-in-law, Marvin Seibold; and three nephews, Danny and Tommy Urban and Steve Seibold.

 Service Information

December 17, 2017

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
1600 S. Kiel St.
Holstein, Iowa 51025

Funeral Service
December 18, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
304 E. 2nd St.
Holstein, Iowa

December 18, 2017

Morgan Township Cemetery

Schleswig, IA 51461

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