Dearest Uncle Hank and family. My thoughts have been with you as you make it through this sad day. I will forever miss Aunt Lil. She was such a wonderful woman and aunt. I wish I could have been there to give you all hugs. Love you all. Becky and Rob Turner
Lillian M. Arends, 86, of South Sioux City, NE passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at a Sioux City hospital.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in South Sioux City, NE. Burial will be in Spencer, IA at a later time. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 8, 2019 at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City.
Lillian was born December 19, 1932 in rural Milford, IA, the daughter of Ernest and Cora (Johnston) Schroeder. She graduated from Hartley High School, and received her nursing degree at Methodist Hospital in Sioux City. Lillian married Henry Arends in 1953 and they were blessed with two children. She worked at Methodist/St. Luke's Hospital, as a traveling nurse for a time, and at Heartland Counseling.
She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and P.E.O. She enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling, flower gardening, and playing cards.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Arends; children, Scott (Janette) Arends and Pamela Arends; 2 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; a sister, LaVonne (Lloyd) VanEssen; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters; and 1 brother.
We are thinking of you during this time of grief. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers and keep her memories forever in our hearts.
Mark Schroeder and Darlene Powers
Dear Hank and family,
We are sorry to hear of Lillians passing, I wish we would be able to make it to either the visitation, or the funeral, but it just isn't possible. Know that you have been in our thoughts and prayers. If we know when you have a date the for burial, we would love to pay our respects then, if possible.
Love and prayers to you all,
Rod and Jill Arends