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Lorena V. Buhrman
Lorena V. Buhrman

July 8, 1925 - June 11, 2019
Born in Madrid, Iowa
Resided in Madrid, Iowa
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Lorena Violet Buhrman, 93, of Madrid passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Madrid Home in Madrid.

Lorena was born July 8, 1925, in rural Madrid, IA, daughter of John S. and Edith (Peterson) Swanson. She received her education in Madrid where she graduated from high school and later continuing at Four C Business College in Des Moines.

On October 12, 1946, she was united in marriage to Vernon Buhrman at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Madrid.

Lorena and Vernon made their home farming west of Madrid where she continued to live following Vernon’s death in 1994.

Lorena was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for family and friends and was known for her fried chicken by her grandchildren. She also enjoyed canning, and working in garden and her flowers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Vernon, and two brothers John and Ivert.

Lorena is survived by two daughters, Jana (Steve) Galetich of Madrid and Diane (Doug) Carmichael of Des Moines, four grandchildren, Kyle (Lisa) Galetich of Roland, Lisa (Dan) Jesse of Polk City, Jeff (Michelle) Carmichael of Liberty, MO and Shawn (Kim) Carmichael of Johnston, ten great grandchildren, Brock, Makena, Kiara, Kasey, Kaylea, Madisyn, Kamryn, Emma, Caroline and Macy as well as a sister-in-law Mary Lou Sigmund of Madrid.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church with burial in the Hillsdale Cemetery in Madrid. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to St. Johns Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be left at www.ilescares.com.

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Visitation
St. John's Lutheran Church-Madrid
104 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US
Saturday, June 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Service
St. John's Lutheran Church-Madrid
104 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US
Saturday, June 15, 2019
3:00 PM
Burial
Hillsdale Cemetery
1946 330th Street
Madrid, Iowa 50156
Saturday, June 15, 2019

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St. John's Lutheran Church
104 South Market St
Madrid, Iowa 50156