February 21, 1926 - August 30, 2018
Orda “Lou” Dwire, age 92, of Marshall, Minnesota, died on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Hill Street Place in Marshall. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Marshall, Minnesota. Interment will follow in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. A prayer service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday at the church. Orda Mae Lewis was born on February 21, 1926, in Paducah, Kentucky, to Elmo and Ruby (Duncan) Lewis. She moved around in her youth and was baptized in Memphis, Tennessee. Lou met and then married Harold Dwire in Marshall, Minnesota, on December 23, 1945. Harold and Lou raised their family in Lyon County, eventually settling in Marshall. After the couple retired from farming, Lou worked many years as a Physical Therapy Aide at Wiener Memorial Hospital in Marshall. Lou retired in 1989. Lou was mother first and foremost, always looking after her family and caring for many others in a time of need. She was a faithful member of Wesley and then Cornerstone United Methodist Church. She was also active in the Adult Community Center and enjoyed driving her ’73 Mustang convertible as part of the Shades Of The Past car club, and in Southwest Minnesota State University homecoming parades. Lou’s other enjoyments in life included making rugs and quilts, playing cards, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and trying her luck at the casino. Many will remember her sarcastic sense of humor and pranks; Lou was never afraid to call it like it was. Orda “Lou” Dwire died on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the age of 92 years, 6 months, and 9 days. Blessed be her memory. She is survived by her 3 children, Deb Sorce of Aitkin, Phil (Karna) Dwire of Marshall, Tim (Tonya) Dwire of Sioux Falls; 9 grandchildren, Sandy Olson, Todd (Mindy) Dwire, Melissa Anderson, Matt Dwire, Melanie Dwire, Kaymon Dwire, Jalen Dwire, Kayla (Brett) Baune, Kolby Janiszeski; 6 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Lou was preceded in death by her parents, Elmo and Ruby Lewis; husband Harold Dwire; son, Kenneth Dwire; 2 sisters; and 2 brothers.
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