Earl Lorenz

Saturday, July 1, 2006

FARRAR, Mo. -- Earl H. Lorenz, 70, of Farrar died Friday, June 30, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau.

He was born April 13, 1936, at Farrar, son of Herbert and Eugenia Burroughs Lorenz.

Lorenz was a retired postmaster and former owner/ operator of Farrar Store. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church and its choir, Lutheran Laymen's League, Men's Club, and participated in the preschool and after-school care at Salem Lutheran School. He was a member of East Perry County Community Rodeo and Antique Tractor Club and past president of East Perry Fair Board.

Survivors include two sisters, Ruby Steffens and Nancy Mantz of Farrar; two brothers, Verlin Lorenz of Steelville, Ill., and Cheryl Lorenz of Farrar.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, and Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Roger Abernathy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.