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Iris A. Lothspeich

Iris Ann Lothspeich, 86, Langdon, ND, died Friday, October 19, 2018, at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.

Iris Ann Fischer, the daughter of Eugene and Mary Ann (Meyer) Fischer was born on July 25, 1932 at Langdon. She attended schools in Mount Carmel and St. Alphonsus in the Langdon area. Iris was united in marriage to Lyle James Lothspeich on June 21, 1955, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. They made their home in Langdon where she worked at various jobs including nurses’ aide, reception/dental assistant and paraprofessional at the Langdon Area Elementary School. Her most important job was being a devoted wife and loving mother to five children. Iris liked to sew and bake; she was known for her delicious peach pies and homemade caramel rolls. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s sports and activities. She was active in the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Altar Society, Catholic Daughters and past member of the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Iris is survived by her husband of 63 years, Lyle, of Langdon; her daughters: Geraldine (Brad) King of Walhalla, Linda (Chris) Brown of Grand Forks, Mary (Rob) Severson of Fargo, Julie (Corey) Johnson of Langdon and her son, Dan (Denise) Lothspeich of West Fargo; grandchildren: Nicholas & Kelsey King, Kate Boehmke, Liz Hoffner, David Brown, Matthew & Luke Brehmer, Natalie Kollman, Taylor Severson, Kaylee, Kyle & Kourtney Lothspeich, Max, Landin & Travis Johnson; great-grandchildren: Alivia & Jules Boehmke and Pierce & Reid Hoffner. She is also survived by her sister, Patricia Nelson of Sumner, WA; sister-in-law Frances Fischer of Fargo; sisters- and brothers-in-law: Anna & Larry Hagen, Marlin Lothspeich, Rosemary Lothspeich and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother and father; brothers: Jim, Cyril, Neil, & Alton “Bud” and sisters: Delores, Phyllis and Janice.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church on Tuesday with a 1:00 p.m. Rosary. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery in Langdon.

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Dear Lothspeich Family: Sorry to hear of Iris's passing. She was a great lady and a dear friend of my mom and dad. May she rest in peace. Regards, John B Delebo

John B Delebo Nov 15 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry about your great loss. She was such a happy go-lucky woman, always smiling. She will be missed by many.

Jim Zeis & family Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

Lyle and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Iris' passing. She is most certainly with our Lord, as she suffered the last years. "May the Angles Welcome Her to Paradise." Inie and Leonard Rath

Inez Hamann-Rath Oct 24 2018 12:00 AM

Gerry, Brad, Julie, Corey and Families, Our deepest sympathy to all of you at difficult time. May those that surround you provide comfort, strength and courage. May the memories you have make you smile, your eyes shed a tear and stay in your hearts for forever. God bless you all, Don & Michelle Murray

Don & Michelle Murray Oct 24 2018 12:00 AM

I want to send my sympathy to you Lyle and your family it was fun having you for Neighbors on 9th Street and I enjoyed having tea with Iris she always was interested in the grandkids and what my kids were doing she was a nice person to have for neighbor

Betty Fetzer Oct 23 2018 12:00 AM

Hugs and prayers to you, and your family, Lyle.

Richard and Helen Oct 23 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of you today! Deepest sympathy to all of Iris' family.

Sharon Dunnigan Oct 23 2018 12:00 AM

Hello everyone. We are sending our sympathies for the loss of your Mother, Wife, Grandmother and Aunt. There is never a good time for a loved one to leave. I know the memories of time spent with her, will remain. They will help sustain the adjustment of life without Iris. Once again, our Sympathies. Gary & Ellen

Ellen Brehmer Oct 22 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to the Lothspeich family in the loss of Iris, prayers and sympathy.🙏🙏🙏🙏

Bev and Jerry Domres Oct 22 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of many memories at your house growing up Julie. Your mom was such a sweet lady! Keeping your family in my prayers at such a difficult time!

Julie Demirsar Oct 21 2018 12:00 AM

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