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Lorraine F Hovde

January 12, 1927 — March 13, 2020

Lorraine F. Hovde, 93, of Sioux City, died Friday, March 13, 2020, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel, 1801 Morningside Ave., with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Lorraine F. Milliken, the daughter of James and Dorothy (Kugler) Milliken, was born Jan. 12, 1927, in Wayne, Neb. She graduated from high school in Wayne, and went on to attend St. Vincent Nursing School in Sioux City, while picking up chemistry classes at Briar Cliff.

On Jan. 21, 1946, Lorraine was united in marriage with Marvin C. Hovde. She was employed as a nurse at St. Vincent Hospital and then the Court Street Nursing Home. Lorraine retired in 1971. Marvin died June 21, 2002.

Lorraine took great pride in keeping a tidy household. She also had a great love for her dachshund, Maya.

Lorraine is survived by her son, David (Katherine) Hovde of Sioux City; three grandchildren, Shawn Hovde and his wife, Charity, Eric Hovde, and Deborah Swinford; multiple great-grandchildren; brothers, Jere (Lynne) Milliken of Florida, Ron (Jude) Milliken of Wayne, Neb; and many nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin Hovde; and a brother, Ralph Milliken.
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Visitation

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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