Lawrence L. “Skip” Short

Lawrence L. “Skip” Short, age 93 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Lawrence was born May 28, 1920 in Mapleton, Iowa to William B. and Amelia M. (Lawson) Short. Skip attended school in Omaha and after his education he served in the Marine Corp. during World War II. He was married to Lila V. Wilson, June 21, 1939 in Missouri Valley and Lila passed away January 6, 2007. Skip worked for the State of Iowa in the Highway Maintenance Department as an equipment operator retiring in 1984. Skip later married Lela Sortino. Skip was a member of the IOOF, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, former President of the Missouri Valley Fire Department and the American Legion all of Missouri Valley. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking. Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, one sister; wives; Lila V. Short and Lela Short, daughter-in-law, Donna Short. Survivors include his children: Dennis Dale Short of Omaha, Nebraska; Douglas LeRoy Short of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Sherida Lynne Goshorn of Ames, Iowa; grandchildren: Doug, Travis, Heather, Dan, Sheri; great grandchildren: Keegan, Garrett, Ethan, Kinley, Andrew and Shane. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship to the church after the committal service. Military honors will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley. In Loving Memory Of Lawrence L. “Skip” Short Born May 28, 1920 Mapleton, Iowa Entered Into Rest April 4, 2014 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014 St. Paul Lutheran Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Stephen Pera Organist Carole Gorham Vocalist Bill Cunard Music Selection “The Old Rugged Cross” “In The Garden” “Amazing Grace” Casket Bearers Doug Short Jr. Dan Goshorn John Boyle Marrill Tomlinson Arlan Tomlinson Max Tomlinson Final Resting Place Rose Hill Cemetery – Missouri Valley, Iowa

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