Lorrie Mourlam, 66, Eagle Grove died Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Mercy North Iowa Hospice in Mason City following a battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2022 at Briggs Woods Convention Center. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with serving the family.
Ruth Lorraine Anderson, daughter of Kenneth “Andy” and Patty (Delaney) Anderson, was born March 24, 1956 in Lincoln, NE. She graduated from Fremont, Nebraska in 1974. In 1974, she was united in marriage to Michael R. Nootz in Rock Port, MO. The couple resided in Fremont, later moving to Boone, IA. To this union two children were born, Brandi and Mike. The couple later divorced. She worked as the office manager for the YMCA and a loan secretary for Boone Bank and Trust. On April 4, 1998, Lorrie married Kevin V. Mourlam in Woolstock, IA. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Woolstock Mutual Telephone Company. Lorrie loved time spent with her grandchildren, decorating her house, baking and cooking along with countless hours listening to music and dancing with Kevin.
She is survived by her children, Brandi Bailey of Cedar Rapids, Mike Nootz of Ames; step-children, Justin (Leah) Mourlam of Plymouth, WI, and Casey Mourlam of Elkhart Lake, WI; grandchildren, Jocelyn, Gage, Kaeden, Lilly, Layci, Gracie, Ryann, Kai and Micah; step-grandchildren, Alayna and Dax; great-grandchildren, Ryland, Nico, and Ila; brothers, Scott (Becky) Anderson of Fremont, NE, Brett Anderson of Omaha, NE, Bill (Ann) Anderson of Fremont, NE and sister, Juanita Tucker of Lincoln, NE.
Lorrie was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth “Andy” Anderson and Patty Watson; stepfather, LeRoy E. Watson; brothers, Michael Wilson and Kevin Anderson.