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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 23, 2018

Lorraine Guy

Jun 26, 2018

February 13, 1942 - June 23, 2018


Lorraine Guy, age 76, of Washington, Iowa, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Halcyon House in Washington.


Celebration of life services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Calling hours will begin noon Friday, June 29, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Interment will take place at the Fellows Cemetery in Keosauqua, Iowa, at a later date. Memorials have been established for the Alzheimer's Association or Lending Hands. Online condolences may be sent for Lorraine's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.


Lorraine was born February 13, 1942, in Iowa, the daughter of Harvey and Doris (Chadwick) Spurgeon. She graduated from Keosauqua High School and attended Burlington Beauty Academy in Burlington, Iowa. Lorraine was married to Zip Hughes on February 5, 1961, in Keosauqua, Iowa. She was later married to Wendel Guy on June 12, 1981.


Lorraine worked at McCleery Cumming Calendar Factory from 1966 until her retirement. Following her retirement she worked as a bookkeeper for the Disciples of Christ Church in Washington. She was a long time member of the Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, reading and baking cakes, cookies and pies. Lorraine was an active member of the Red Hat Society and was known as a very giving person, always willing to help a friend in need.


She is survived by three daughters: Wanda Hughes-Pfeifer and husband Roger Pfeifer of Lawrence, Kan.; Theresa Hughes of Washington, Iowa; Yvonne Hughes of Washington, Iowa; eight grandchildren: Haley Hughes-Pfeifer; David Hughes-Pfeifer; Malory Hughes-Pfeifer and fiancé Jeremy Pearce; Shea O'Hanlon; Taryn O'Hanlon; Briley Brown and fiancé T.J. Stuart; Brady Brown, and Ben Gingerich; and three great-grandchildren: Jeslynn Stuart, Deacon Stuart, and Harvey Pearce. Lorraine is also survived by step-son, Nathan Guy of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; step-daughter, Angie Gingerich Steckley and husband Rodney of Kalona, Iowa; sister, Elaine Bozman of Carol Stream, Ill.; and sister, Nancy Rae and husband David of Salisbury, Mo.


She was preceded in death by Zip Hughes; her parents; and husband, Wendel Guy.

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