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Lorraine Agnes Pullen

October 31, 1922 - August 21, 2018
From: Spencer, IA
Lorraine Agnes Pullen

Lorraine Agnes Pullen

Born: October 31, 1922
Died: August 21, 2018
Age: 95

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     Lorraine Agnes Pullen, the daughter of William and Anna (Pohl) Bendlin, was born October 31, 1922 in Clay County, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Okoboji, IA area, where she received her education, graduating from Okoboji High School. 

     Lorraine married Robert Wayne Pullen on March 27, 1949 in Spencer, IA. Throughout their married life they farmed on the “home place” south of Spencer, where Robert was born.  Lorraine worked as a homemaker, a bookkeeper, and helped at the senior center, before retiring at 80. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, canning, collecting rocks and bird watching. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. 

     She passed away peacefully at Longhouse Residence in Spencer on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the age 95. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert in 1995; 2 brothers, Virgil and Donald; 4 sisters, Audrey Gillum, Joyce Bendlin, Bernice Bowers and Edna Reynolds. 

     Left to cherish her memory are her children: Brad (Debra) Pullen, Linda Schmidt and Randal (Candy) Pullen, all of Spencer, IA; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Shirley Brinkley and Madalyn Adams; 2 brothers, Ron (Judy) Bendlin and Marvin (Kathleen) Bendlin; one sister-in-law Loretta Bendlin; other relatives; and many friends.

Funeral services will take place 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 25, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Pastor Paul Kaldahl
Michael Pullen
Kelly Pullen
Benjamin Pullen
Brandon Schmidt
Joe Hamrick
Shane Bakke
Martin Huffman
Brenda Pullen
Visitation will take place Friday, August 24, starting at 4:00 P.M., with family present from 5-7:00 P.M., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:09 AM
“I have fond memories of Lorraine. Condolences to the entire family.”
- Gene Lovitt
Friday, August 24, 2018 at 3:22 PM
“Brad, Linda, Randy I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. My heart is with you at this tough time.”
- Cindy Ferrendelli
Friday, August 24, 2018 at 9:04 AM
“What a beautiful person inside and out. Holding you all up in prayer.”
- Angie Hagedorn
Friday, August 24, 2018 at 8:01 AM

Our hearts go out to the Pullen family at this difficult time. May Gods love surround you and build you up in unity.
- Jeff and Ann Roberts
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 4:27 PM
“Brad, Linda, Randy and families - we were sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Your families are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Jim & Barb Meyerdirk
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 3:11 PM
“My deepest sympathies go out to all of you !
Praying for peace in your hearts !
- Rhonda Olson
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 3:10 PM
“Dear Family. We're very sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing. We extend our deepest sympathy to all of you. Lorraine was a very special and nice lady. She was always so friendly. May God's love surround you and help ease your sorrow. ”
- Sharon (Pullen) & Milo Allen
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 3:10 PM
“Dear Pullen Family - thinking of you in the loss of your mother and hoping you find comfort in your memories.”
- Pam & Jim Virelli
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 8:04 AM
“pullen kids, sorry to hear this, many memories of your family back when I was your Sitter.”
- nancy sorensen newgard
Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 8:04 AM
“condolences to all, praying for your peace.”
- Josh hagedorn
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