Memorials Services will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Essex. The family will greet friends on Sunday afternoon at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Essex Library, Essex Fire and Rescue or St. John's Lutheran Church in Essex.
On May 9, 1943 in Shenandoah, Iowa a daughter, Lorna Rae was born to Raymond and Marvyl (Andersen) Hanson. On Sunday, December 29, 2019, Lorna was called home to be with her heavenly father at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa. She was 76 years old.
Lorna was a lifetime member St. John's Lutheran Church in Essex where she was baptized and confirmed. She attended school and graduated from Essex High School. She later went on to attend Luther College in Wahoo, Nebraska for 1 year. On September 2, 1962 she was united in marriage to Larry Glasgo. The couple welcomed two daughters into their family, Susan and Sonja. Being a wife, mother and grandmother brought Lorna much joy.
Lorna was active in the church where she was a Luther League Leader, taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She also stayed active in her daughters activities by serving as a leader for their Brownie and Girl Scout troops. She was a member of the Study and Service Club and was on the Essex Library Board. She also enjoyed quilting, with her last quilt being on display today. During her working years she was employed at Woolworths, Earl May, Leacox Drug Store and owned and operated Essex Hardware alongside her husband Larry.
She was preceded in death by her parents and in-laws. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Larry; daughters Susan Isaacson and husband Doug and Sonja Cannon and husband Craig; grandchildren Dustin and Devin Isaacson and Braden Cannon; sister Mary Ann Serbousek; brother Bill Hanson; brothers and sisters-in-law J.D. Glasgo, Bill Glasgo and wife Tish, Nancy Drake and husband Don, Connie Quist and husband Doug, Kate Glasgo, Terry Glasgo and Judy Glasgo; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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My deepest sympathies to the Glasgo Family.
Larry and family, we were saddened to hear of Lorna's passing. Although we haven't been in contact with your family for awhile, we still fondly remember our square dancing days and the fun we all used to have together. Lorna was such a nice and cheerful person to be with. Our thoughts and sympathy are with you and your family.
Larry and family,
Our heartfelt condolences to you and all the family. I have wonderful memories of Lorna while growing up. She was a wonderful lady. God Bless you all.
Dave and Teri Matheny
Bless her heart. Prayers for the family.
Larry and Family,
Once again I found myself turning to KMAland this morning and there was Lorna's name. Our wishes are with you and your family on the loss of your wife, a beloved mother, and just a grand lady. Maybe I should just stop turning to KMAlamd!
Bernie & Linda
Sonja and Family,
My deepest sympathy to you.
Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one’s gone. Those we love can never be more that a thought apart. For as long there is a memory, they’ll live on in our hearts. - Author Unknown
Theresa Cannon and Family
I will echo my cousin Steve's tribute to an amazing beloved Lorna as I was one "crying a few tears at the end of 2019." With distance separating us, it was always a joy to talk with her as she renewed connections with 'home.' She will be missed by so many including her loving family. Thinking of all of you.
An amazing woman! Always pleasant. The best fighter I know. We were born days apart and went through grade school and high school together. Everyone that knew Lorna is crying a few tears at the end of 2019!
Larry and family,
So sorry to hear of Lorna's passing. She was always involved in so many things that I would see her often. From the hardware store to Study and Service Club to school activities, she was always there. And always smiling! Bless Her Heart!
Hugs and prayers to the Glasgo family. Lorna will be truly missed. She was a sweetheart and loved by many people
Larry and family,
Oh wow, so sad to hear this news today. Lorna was one of the sweetest people on this earth. May her memories live forever in the hearts of those who loved and knew her. Sending prayers to you all.
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