OBITUARY - HELEN NAOMA (LIEN) HOOVER
Helen Naoma HOOVER, 78, of Longmont, Colorado, formerly of Denver, Colorado, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at Applewood
Living Center following a brief illness.
Mrs. HOOVER was born July 29, 1922 in Kanawha, Iowa to Henry and Tena (THORSDAHL) LIEN. She attended and graduated from
country schools in the Kanawha area and later studied at a business college in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Glen E.
HOOVER in December, 1946 in Kanawha. The couple lived and raised their family in Iowa until 1951, whereupon they moved to
Denver, Colorado. They moved to Coronado, California in 1976 and Lake Jennings, California in 1978.
Helen was a member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church of Kanawha and enjoyed social activities especially her gardening and
Survivors include her son Stuart HOOVER of Denver, Colorado; a daughter Mary (Mrs. Bruce) FARWELL of Longmont, Colorado;
and four grandsons: Matthew, Jay, Christopher and Jonathan FARWELL.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 1990; one brother Daryl LIEN; and three sisters: Marjorie SIMMERSON,
Esther BRYANT and Carol WHITTY.
There are no services planned in Colorado, however services are pending in Belmond, Iowa over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Cremation was held at the Howe Mortuary, Longmont. Inurnment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Memorials may be made to the St. Olaf Lutheran Church of Kanawha in care of the Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman Street,
Longmont, CO 80501.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2010
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