Laura L. “Lori” Hall

Posted April 17, 2013 at 11:10 am


Sept. 7, 1938 – April 8, 2013

Laura L. “Lori” Hall, 74, of Monticello, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at Monticello Nursing & Rehab. Center.

Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello.  Laura’s remains were cremated with inurnment scheduled at a later date.  Officiating was Mike Martin and Craig Stadtmueller of the Berean Bible Church of Monticello.

Lori was born Sept. 7, 1938, in Central City, Iowa, the daughter of Ode O. and Ruth (Snyder) Ellison.  She graduated from the Monticello High School with the Class of 1958.  She most recently worked for Systems Unlimited as a caregiver.  She was an active member of the Berean Bible Church of Monticello.  She enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and whipping her son at cribbage.

Laura was a great mother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone.

Survivors include her son, Bryan Tinker of Urbandale; two brothers: Richard (Susan) Ellison of Monticello and Robert (Edith) Ellison of Tampa, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Linda Ellison of Macon, Ga., and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Gail Tinker Reiman in 1989; brothers and sisters: Clayton, Carl, Franklin, and Darrell Ellison, Ruby Angerstien, Leona Brennemann, Betty Wonder, Arlene Jensen and Jean Busching.

Memorials are preferred to Camp Courageous of Iowa.

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