Lorrene Bice of Perry


Lorrene Bice, 81, of Perry and formerly of Woodward passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa, Monday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.

Memorials will be given to the Autism Society of Iowa or the Woodward United Methodist Church and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.

Ruth “Lorrene” Bice was born Nov. 17, 1938, at Harcourt, Iowa, to Lawrence H. and Ruth Anna (Danielson) Sandeen.

She graduated from Harcourt High School.

Lorrene was united in marriage to Harry “Bud” Elmer Bice in Harcourt Oct. 4, 1959.

She worked at the Park View Manor Care Center in Woodward, the Rowley Masonic Community and the Perry Lutheran Homes.

Lorrene was a member of the Woodward United Methodist Church, Woodward Eastern Star, Woodward American Legion Auxiliary, Perry Elks Club and the Perry Moose Lodge.

She enjoyed Bridge Club and attending family and church events.

In death she rejoins her husband, Bud; parents, Lawrence and Ruth; and a grandson, Jacob Graves.

Left to cherish Lorrene’s memory are her sons, Wayne (Alisha) Bice of Granger and James (Melissa) Bice of Norwalk; daughter, Rochelle (David) Graves of Duluth, Georgia; grandchildren, Jennifer (Zach) Grizzard and Alyssa, Alex, Lauren, Jocelyn, Jamison and Harrison Bice; and a sister, LuAnn (Darold) Huff of Perry.


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