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Obituaries

Obituaries

Iva Lee Tarr Stevens Torneden 1912 - 2005 Oskaloosa

Services for Iva Lee Tarr Stevens Torneden, 93, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will follow in Fowler Cemetery in McLouth.Mrs. Torneden died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born April 18, 1912, in McLouth, the daughter of George Rufus and Grace Quisenberry Tarr.Mrs. Torneden worked at the Band Box and Apex Dry Cleaners. She did home health care for the elderly. She also worked at Hundleys and the Elk Club, and retired from Jim's Lunch.She married Roy William Stevens in 1932. He died in 1937.She married Richard Torneden in 1965. He died Sept. 5, 1997.An infant daughter also died earlier.Survivors include three sons, Roy Stevens, Oskaloosa, Dennis Stevens, McLouth, and George Stevens, Topeka; three sisters, Sylvia Tarr and Norma Tarr, both of Leavenworth, and Zelma Sanders, McLouth; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lawrence or Meals on Wheels of Oskaloosa, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.