LAKE CITY – Betty Poen, 73, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Lake City with Rev. Craig Zandi officiating and burial in the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Lake City. Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City is handling the arrangements.
Betty Lou Bauer Poen was born on June 30, 1939 at Carroll, Iowa to John “Curly” and Bertha (Hulsing) Bauer. She graduated from Kuemper High School in 1957, and on November 7, 1959 she was married to Robert Poen at Lake View. Betty was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Lake City, several card clubs throughout the years and the Porkettes.
Betty is survived by her husband Robert of Lake City, daughter Ranee (Dan) Reynolds of Rockwell City, son Kevin (Lynn) Poen of Lake City, grandchildren Clayton (Tonya) Reynolds, Adam (Sarah) Reynolds, Heidi Reynolds, Tiffany and Kyle Poen, and great-grandson, Cole Reynolds. She was preceded in death by brothers Laverne and Donald Bauer, and sister Darlene Goetzinger.