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JOHN LAWRENCE THRAEN, 85, of Earling (Mass of Christian Burial, 7/22/23)


July 20th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

JOHN LAWRENCE THRAEN, 85, of Earling, died Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at home. A Mass of Christian Burial for JOHN THRAEN will be held 10:30-a.m. Saturday, July 22nd, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, in Earling. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements.

Visitation at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is on Friday, July 21st, from 4-until 8-p.m., with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7-p.m.

Burial is in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Earling.

The family suggests memorials be made in John’s memory to Concerned, Inc.

JOHN LAWRENCE THRAEN is survived by:

His wife – Judy Thraen, of Earling.

His daughter -Loretta (John) Kafer, of Troy, IL; Loraine (Ron) Riley, of Ankeny; Donna (Jeff) Schaben, of Defiance; Connie (Mike) Mumm, of Harlan and Deloris (Glenn) Young, of Estherville.

His sons – Dan Thraen, of Hiawatha; Gerry Thraen, of Earling.

His sisters – Mary Andersen, of La Vista, NE., and Myra (John) Buman, of Harlan.

16 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.