Lorie Gertrude Koons
April 3, 1926 ~ May 16, 2010
Lorie Gertrude Holdiman Koons was born on April 3, 1926 to Albert and Lillian (Schieber) Holdiman in Readlyn, Iowa. She attended school in New Hampton and graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1944. Lorie worked for Woolworths for several years. She was united in marriage to Eugene Koons on September 17, 1949 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo. The couple made their home in New Hampton where she was a homemaker and a daycare provider. Lorie enjoyed gardening and especially being a mom and grandma and was very active in her church. She was a member of First Baptist (Harvest) Church in New Hampton and American Legion Auxiliary. Lorie is survived by her children Terry (Lani) Koons of Waterloo, Sue (Jim) Weiglein of New Hampton, Pattie (Jerry) Davis of Fredericksburg, and Michelle (David) Gritsch of Iowa Falls; fifteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister Eileen (George) Johnson of Waterloo; brother Albert (Shirley) Holdiman of Harrison, AR and sister-in-law Sandy Holdiman of Iowa City. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Eugene in 1999, daughter Lilnell, two brothers Millard Holdiman and Arthur Holdiman and granddaughter Isabel Gritsch. Memorials: Memorials may bedirected to the family. Cemetery: Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation: Visitation will be 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at Harvest Church on Wednesday. Service: Funeral services will be held at10:30am on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Harvest Church in New Hampton with Pastor Rod Ankrom officiating.