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Lillian Schirmer

Friday, May 11, 2012
2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Sanborn Funeral Home

Saturday, May 12, 2012
10:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
305 Angie St.
Sanborn, IA

Special Services:
The family will be present at the funeral home from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.

Lillian Mae (Dalman) Schirmer, the daughter of Alfred and Lydia (Nelson) Dalman was born on April 21, 1928, in Vergas, MN. She attended school in Pelican Rapids, MN.

On December 18, 1948, she was united in marriage to Norman Edward Schirmer. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Detroit Lakes, MN, until moving to Sanborn, IA, in 1956. They were blessed with seven children.

Throughout the years, Lillian worked at the Pike Café and at Prairie View Nursing Home. Most importantly, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as dancing, scrapbooking and fishing. She also enjoyed playing cards, gardening, and coffee time with friends. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Lillian passed away at her home in Sanborn on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at age 84. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Norman; one son, Lynn; four brothers, Eric, Carl, Walfred and Gust Dalman; one sister, Olga Lorraine Grobe.

Left to cherish her memory are her children and their families: Loretta Schirmer of Detroit Lakes, MN, Sandra (Jim) Luenberger of George, IA, Glenda (Kent) Miller, and Norma Schirmer, all of Sanborn, IA, Lisa Roth (special friend, Dan) of Sioux Center, IA, Scott (Rachel) Schirmer of Sanborn, and a daughter-in-law, Ellen Schirmer of Detroit Lakes, MN; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Floyd (Marie) Dalman of Pelican Rapids, MN; a sister, Elvira Wander of Moorhead, MN; sister-in-law, Betty (Mrs. Donald) Schirmer of Washta, IA; brother-in-law, Vernon Storm of Sanborn, IA; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

In loving memory of
Lillian Mae Schirmer
Born ~ April 21, 1928
Died ~ May 8, 2012
Age ~ 84 years 17 days

Funeral Service
10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012
St. John’s Lutheran Church
Sanborn, Iowa

Officiating ~ Rev. Jesse Burns
Organist ~ Steven Bernston
Soloist ~ Keith Wander
“On Eagles’ Wings”
“In the Garden”
Congregational Singing
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
“Amazing Grace”
“Jesus Loves Me”

Edward Storm Les Storm
Rod Storm Keith Wander
Randy Dalman Bob Dalman Jerome Dalman
Honorary Pallbearers
Chad Odenbrett Mike Odenbrett Brennen Roth
Brittany Dolphin Kayla Schirmer Brian Luenberger
Sara Luenberger Erin Schirmer Trenton Schirmer
Norman Schirmer Kinsey Schirmer

Roseland Cemetery
Sanborn, Iowa

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