In Memory of Loretta "Lori" Spalding

Loretta "Lori" Spalding
Loretta "Lori" Spalding
Born: June 8, 1947
Died: March 2, 2020
Age: 72
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Loretta "Lori" Spalding
June 8, 1947 - March 2, 2020
From: Ida Grove, IA

Loretta “Lori” R. Spaulding, age 72, of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Morningside Care Center of Ida Grove, Iowa.

A Prayer Service will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa. Father Richard D. Ball will officiate. Committal will be held at a later date in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery of Northbridge, Massachusetts. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at

Loretta “Lori” Rand Spalding was born on June 8, 1947, in Grafton, Massachusetts. She became a resident of Morningside Care Center in the summer of 2014.

She loved cats, watching soap operas, reading, knitting, crocheting and putting together puzzles.

Survivors include her three children, Sandy (Cameron) Tollufsen of Battle Creek, IA, Lloyd (Tammie) Robertson of Mesa, AZ and Wesley (Teri) Robertson of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Wyatt and Emma Tollufsen, Aaron and Josh Robertson; sister Dorothy (Francis) Gosselin of Grafton, MA; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Loretta was preceded in death by her mother Lea Rose Rand; uncle Ernest Pottie; and aunt Alice Pottie.


Prayer Service
6:30 p.m., Thursday
March 5, 2020
Christensen-Van Houten
Funeral Home
Ida Grove, Iowa


Father Richard D. Ball


St. Patrick’s Cemetery
Northbridge, Massachusetts.