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Loretta M. Prince

September 30, 1919 ~ June 16, 2019 (age 99)
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Loretta M. Prince, 99, of Sloan, Iowa passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Embassy Rehab and Care Center in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa.

A funeral mass will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salix, Iowa with Father Michael Erpelding, Celebrant officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Salix, Iowa. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with a Scriptural Wake Service at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Loretta Margaret was born September 30, 1919 in Marion, South Dakota the daughter of Frank and Clara (Weber) Cremer. She graduated from Marion High School, Marion, S.D.

Loretta and George J. Prince were united in marriage on September 4, 1946 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Marion, S.D. The couple made their home and raised their family in Sloan, IA.

Loretta was a cook at the Sloan Café, Hiway Café, and the Westwood Community School. She was renowned for her baking skills.

She loved to watch sporting events of her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. She was an avid fan of baseball and college basketball.

Loretta was a seventy-two year member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Salix, Iowa.

She is survived by her children, Tom (Patti) Prince of Sergeant Bluff, IA, Greg (Vicki) Prince of Pinson, AL, and Tim (Mary Jo) Prince of Sloan, IA; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sons-in-law, Rich Sulsberger and Mike Lamoureux; and several other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Clara; her husband, George Prince; three sisters, Irene Smith, Betty Smith, and Geraldine Slavin; and two daughters, Cathy Sulsberger and Sue Lamoureux.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff and caregivers at Embassy Rehab and Care Center for the all the care and love Loretta received.

Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com 

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