In Memory of

Luella Caroline Herron

January 31, 1924 - January 5, 2011
Luella Caroline Herron, the daughter of Roy and Paula (Kohn) Sanders, was born January 31, 1924, in Sac County, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Fonda and Varina areas where she attended school and graduated from Varina High School. In February of 1942, Luella was united in marriage to William Schumann. In June of 1944, William died in WWII. A few years later she was united in marriage to Don Herron. Following their marriage they farmed for nearly 10 years before moving to Galva, IA where they purchased the Melody Inn Restaurant. They ran the business for several years until their retirement. Luella enjoyed playing cards, crotchet, fishing, boating, and camping. Most of all, Luella loved being around her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. On January 5, 2011, Luella passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, IA, at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Paula Sanders; two husbands, William Schumann and Don Herron; one grandson, Cory Graybill; five brothers: Henry, Leland, Paul, Vern, and Glenn Sanders, three brothers-in-law: Jack Porth, Frederick Schumann, and Darrell Schumann; five sisters-in-law: Ruth, Rene, Beulah, Lavonne Sanders, and Laura Mae Schumann. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Graybill of Cherokee; five grandchildren; Terry (Lou) Graybill of Cherokee, IA, Brett (Jayla) Graybill of Cherokee, IA, Shane (Michelle) Graybill of Cherokee, IA, Gaylen (Melanie) Graybill of Marian, IA, and Barry (Jayne) Graybill of Marian, IA; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Leota Porth of Hutchison, MN; two sisters-in-law, Jo Schumann of Fonda, IA, and Darleen Lee of Whiting, IA; one brother-in-law, Marlyn (Mavis) Schumann of Newell, IA; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Jaunuary 8, 2011 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee.
Rev. James Steen
Terry Graybill Shane Graybill Brett Graybill Brrry Graybill Gaylen Graybill Bart Graybill
Visitation will begin at Noon on Friday, with the family present from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Congregational Hymns "In The Garden" "What A Friend We Have in Jesus"
B.V. Memorial Park Cemetery Storm Lake, Iowa


Friday, January 7, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Luella was a great friend of mine & she will be missed by me & many of our dining table for A LONG TIME. Please accept my condolence.”
- Karn J.Monson
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“My very sorry to read of Luella's passing. I remember the years my Mother (Mabel Skou) worked for your Mom and Dad in the Melody Inn in Galva. The stories we kids heard when Mom would come home.... Those were the years. Hard working, lots of fun. Keep and cherish your memories and they will help you daily. God bless.”
- Pat (Skou) Mildenstein
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“I'm so sorry to hear of Luella's passing;i enjoyed working with her in Physical Therapy;praying for you all”
- Karmen Hodgdon
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