Visitation will take place Thursday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, beginning at 6 p.m. with the family present until 8 p.m.
Private burial will occur at a later date.
Mr. Loudermilk passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Ruthven Care Center.
John E. Loudermilk, the son of Sherman and Mildred (Pruin) Loudermilk, was born Nov. 16, 1944, in Spencer, Ia. His childhood years were spent in the Milford and Terril, Ia. area where he attended Milford Schools and later graduated from Terril High School in 1963. Following his schooling, he began his farming career.
John married Jennifer Larson on June 10, 1972, in Spencer, Ia., and to this union two children were born: Jerred and Jessica. Throughout most of his adult life, John farmed near Dickens until his retirement. He had most recently worked as a Security Supervisor at Polaris for eight years until his permanent retirement in May of 2008. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Spencer where he was active on many boards and committees. John was a craftsman and enjoyed woodworking, welding and stained glass.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Left to cherish his memory are one son, Jerred of Pony, Mont.; one daughter, Jessica and husband, Ryan Kvach, of Ames, Ia.; one granddaughter, Kiersten Kvach of Ames; two sisters: Sharon and husband, Stan Erickson, of Burnsville, Minn., and Sue and husband, Gary McMichael of Eugene, Ore.; one brother, Sherman Loudermilk and wife, Diane, of Charles City, Ia.; his ex-wife, Jennifer Loudermilk, of Royal; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.