August 16, 1956 - April 4, 2022
Loren D. Mahnesmith,65, of Nora Springs, Iowa, passed away April 4, 2022, at MercyOne. A Celebration of Life Service will be April 23, 2022, at the Rudd School, 501 Floyd St. from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Loren is the oldest of five children to Loren and Beverly (Eikenberry) Mahnesmith, born on August 16, 1956. He grew up in the Mason City and Rockwell area. For most of his life, he drove the dump truck and spent many years at Wyborny Trucking in Rockfalls. He also ran heavy equipment on occasion. In his younger years he worked for Coca Cola. He also drove a milk truck which he loved to tell stories about. Loren enjoyed going to concerts with Mitch and Amber. He liked to go thrifting with Mindy or just hanging out outside with her. His summer fun was spent by the campfire with Tonia, Matt, and his favorite camping buddy Camry. He loved sharing trucker stories with Shelby and hearing about her trips. Loren had a love for the wilder side of life. He loved motorcycle riding and the wind blowing through his hair. Loren was a storyteller who loved to talk. He had a story for every occasion. He had a laugh like no other. He loved animals and had several outside cats that he tended to daily. Loren is survived by his kids Mitch (Amber) Mahnesmith and Mindy (Shelby) Mahnesmith; his siblings, Lynette (Duwayne) Paulsen, Randy (Michelle) Mahnesmith, Robin Mahnesmith, and Rick Mahnesmith; and his baby girl cat, Cotton. Welcoming him to heaven is his wife, Barb, who passed in 2014; his mom, Bev and dad, Loren; mother-in-law, Shirley; and fathers-in-law, Roy and Duane; and his nephews, Seth Mahnesmith and Todd Brierly. If you would like to send condolences and cannot make it to the celebration; please send them to 210 8th St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401.
Loren D. Mahnesmith,65, of Nora Springs, Iowa, passed away April 4, 2022, at MercyOne. A Celebration of Life Service will be April 23, 2022, at the Rudd School, 501 Floyd St. from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Loren is the oldest of five children to... View Obituary & Service Information
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