Lauri Odor

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Funeral services for Mrs. Lauri Odor, 58, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Tom and Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service.

The family would like to invite you to stay for lunch immediately following the service at First Congregational Church for a time of fellowship. The interment will be at a later date.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Lauri passed away Friday, March 7, 2008, at Spencer Hospital.

Lauri Beth Odor was born July 16, 1949, in Des Moines, to Samson T. and Charlotte Rose Legvold. She grew up in Perry until her sophmore year of high school when the family then moved to Grundy Center for a year, before ending up in Oskaloosa, during the summer of 1965. After graduating from Oskaloosa High School in 1967, Lauri attended the University of Northern Iowa graduating in 1971 with a degree in English Education. After graduation, she moved back to Oskaloosa where she met and married Jon Odor on Sept. 6, 1975. They are blessed with three amazing children: Josh, Ryan, and Jessica.

In 1981, Jon and Lauri moved to Spencer, where they have been ever since. Lauri worked as a legal assistant at the Hemphill Law Office for 21 years, has been an active member of the First Congregational Church where she was involved in choir and youth organizations, and has also been a member of Clef Club and Beta Sigma Phi.

She is preceded in death by her father; mother; and great niece, Tori Legvold.

Lauri is survived by her husband; children; and five siblings; Lars amd wife, Vicki of Oskaloosa, Curt and wife, Doris of Oskaloosa, Chuck and wife, Bonnie of Aurora, Ill., Sam and wife, Denise of Winfield, Ala., and Leesha McGee and husband, Jake, of Oskaloosa.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.