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Laura Alice (Butcher) Ihnken

January 3, 1934 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 87)
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Laura Alice Ihnken, age 87, of Atlantic, IA, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021, at Cass Health in Atlantic, IA.

Graveside service will take place at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the Atlantic Cemetery. A reception will be held in the community room at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home following the service.

Laura is survived by her two siblings, sister Yvonne Harrelson, and a brother Jim (Caroleen) Butcher both of Atlantic; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Ihnken; her parents, Melvin and Verla (Gochanour) Butcher; a sister Melva Baker.

Memorials may be directed to the family in honor of Laura and may be mailed to the Schmidt Family Funeral Home (P.O. Box 523, Atlantic, IA 50022).

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The staff at Schmidt Family Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Laura and her family.

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Graveside Servive
November 10, 2021

1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Atlantic Cemetery
63119 White Pole Rd
Atlantic, IA 50022

November 10, 2021

1:30 PM
Schmidt Family Funeral Home - Atlantic
1804 E 7th St.
Atlantic, 50022

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