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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
Fax: 712-546-4710
Craig Dorr

Craig Maurice Dorr

Saturday, November 17th, 1928 - Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Craig M. Dorr, 90, of Marcus, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus, Iowa. Rev. Kevin Roop will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery with military honors conducted by F.I. Goodburn Post #517 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday.

Craig Maurice Dorr was born on November 17, 1928 on the family farm near Marcus, Iowa to William and Irene (Ohlendorf) Dorr. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. Craig attended country school near his home and graduated from Marcus High School in 1947.

On December 9, 1950 Craig and Carolyn Sue Hogue were united in marriage at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. Craig was drafted into the United States Army in 1951 and proudly served during the Korean War until earning his honorable discharge in 1953. He returned to Marcus and later became a partner with Miller Mac Insurance in Cherokee, working there for 25 years.

Craig was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus where he ushered and held various offices throughout the years. He had a great love for nature and the outdoors. This included golfing, hunting and fishing.

Grateful to have shared his life is his wife of nearly 68 years, Sue Dorr of Marcus, IA; sons and their wives, Robert and Patience Dorr of Dakota Dunes, SD and Timothy and Patricia Dorr of New Lisbon, WI; a son-in-law, Terry Derby of Kingsley, IA; grandchildren, Justin (Amy Dieren) Derby, Joshua (Lacy) Derby, Matthew (Ashley) Dorr, Sarah (Matt) Bourgeouis; great-grandchildren, Landon Derby, Ella Mathers-Hansen, Olivia Dorr, Lillian Dorr and Morgan Bourgeouis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Lisa Derby; and a brother, Dale Dorr.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 7th, 2018 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 7th, 2018 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home
    Address
    206 E. Pine
    MARCUS, IA 51035
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    The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday.
  • Service

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 10:30am
    Location
    Peace Lutheran Church
    Address
    300 E. Spruce St.
    MARCUS, IA 51035
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    Officiant
    Rev. Kevin Roop
  • Interment

    Location
    Marcus Amherst Cemetery
    Address
    E. Highland Drive
    MARCUS, IA 51035
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  • Reception

    Location
    Peace Lutheran Church
    Address
    300 E. Spruce St.
    MARCUS, IA 51035
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