Sarah Lonning Obituary

Sarah  Ruth  Lonning
Sarah Ruth Lonning

February 18, 2009
Born in Pella, Iowa
Resided in Scottsdale, AZ

Obituary

Sarah Ruth Lonning, 78, of Scottsdale, AZ, passed away February 18, 2009. Born in Pella, IA to Jess and Minka "Buwalda" Vriezelaar, she came to Arizona 23 years ago from Iowa. She worked for Fruehauf-Wabash Trailer Co. as a bookkeeper for 40 years, retiring in 1998. Mrs. Lonning was a member of the First Baptist Church and life member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She enjoyed playing bridge and was very active in her church.

Survivors include her sister Patricia "Neale" Kelley; brothers Gary "Donna" Vriezelaar and Keith "Betty" Vriezelaar; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30pm Friday, February 27, 2009 at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm Friday at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 7025 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251or Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Cancer Fund, 1800 W. 91st. Pl., P.O. Box – 8500, Kansas City, MO 64114-0500.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~
WESTOVER FUNERAL HOME

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Services

Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, February 27, 2009
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Graveside Service
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, February 27, 2009
2:00 PM

Charities

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Cancer Fund
1800 W, 91st Place, P.O. Box 8500
Kansas City, MO 64114-0500