|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1974|
Osceola Sentinel, Osceola, IA
February 7, 1974, Page 10
Loren Joseph, eldest son of Harry and Rebecca Veintz Duree, was born August 18, 1919 at Woodburn, Iowa. Joe moved to Ottumwa with his family at the age of one and to Hedrick, Iowa in March 1921, where he lived until March 1927 when they moved to a farm southeast of Woodburn. He attended school at Hedrick and Woodburn, graduating from Woodburn High School in 1936. He worked on a dairy farm in Minnesota and as a teacher around Woodburn before joining the army. He was discharged September 3, 1945 after seven years of service, with much time spent overseas. Joe worked a year in Ames and then came to Osceola to work for the Great Lakes Pipeline now Williams Brothers Pipeline Co. He was patrol foreman for the company at the time of his death in Kansas City, Missouri.
On December 18, 1946 he was united in marriage to Anna Price of Osceola. Two daughters were born to this union. Joe is survived by his wife Anna, two daughters and their husbands: husbands: Joann and Mike Wolfe, Donna and Larry Baker; three grandchildren: Edd and Nichole Wolfe and Jennie Baker, all of the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Also surviving are two brothers: Leo A. of Chariton; Ralph 0. of Eldridge; five sisters: Laurene Smith of Garden
Grove, Betty Swan and Billie Burgus of Osceola, Theresa Patterson of Lucas, and Naomi Sly of Davenport, several nieces and nephews and an aunt, Alice Matthews..
Joe was a Legionnaire and a member of the Cathloic (sic) Church at Gladstone, Missouri. He was preceeded in death by his parents and one niece.
Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 1974 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Osceola with burial in St. Marys Cemetery in Woodburn, Iowa.
Transcribed as published by Karen Brewer
Harry A. Duree (1892 - 1972)
Rebecca L. Duree (1889 - 1968)
Anna L. Duree (1919 - 2004)*
Loren Joseph Duree (1919 - 1974)
Leo Duree (1924 - 2011)*
Theresa Ann Duree Patterson (1929 - 2013)*
LOREN JOSEPH DUREE
2D LT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
AUG 18 1919 JAN 29 1974
Saint Marys Cemetery
Plot: Section 01, Row 05, Grave 05
Created by: Karen Brewer
Record added: May 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37568964