Funeral Services: Will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Fontanelle United Methodist Church with burial in the Fontanelle Cemetery. Pastor Cathy Nutting will officiate the service. A luncheon will be held at the church following the committal services at the cemetery.
Visitation: Will be held on Monday, June 10th, at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials: To the Lorraine Homan memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date.
Lorraine E. Homan was born on April 22, 1923, at her parents farm in Fontanelle, Iowa, the daughter of Glen Arthur and Elsie Jane (Morgan) Ewing. She passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Iowa, at the age of 90.
Lorraine graduated from Fontanelle High School in 1940. She then went on and attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and then went on to the University of Iowa receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in education in 1944. On May 11, 1943, she was united in marriage to Glenn Homan in Maryville, Missouri. To this union seven children were born: Martha, David, G.E., Claudia, Sarah, Scott, and Hugh.
Lorraine was a teacher for a few years, Fontanelle city clerk, and served two terms as the Adair County Auditor. After retirement in 1994, she was the Resource Development Coordinator at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Lorraine enjoyed quilting, knitting, cooking and reading. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and St. Louis Cardinals fan. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fontanelle. She was a 90 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary as her parents started her membership at birth, a member of the University of Iowa Alumni Association and a member of the I-Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn Homan in 1974; and son, G.E. Homan in 2003.
She is survived by her children, Martha Anderson and husband Red of Huxley, David Homan and wife Carmen, Claudia Stutzman and husband Steve, Sarah Weldon, R. Scott Homan, and Hugh Homan all of Fontanelle; ten grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.