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Many great memories from Lorna and the 2nd grade team at Terrace Elementary. Prayers to Don and the entire family.


Posted by: Denny Warren    Dec 15, 2020

I had the pleasure of teaching in the same pod with Lorna at Terrace Elementary from 2001 until she retired. Lorna was so fun to work with and loved teaching the students. She cared about everyone! You can tell that she left a lasting impression on many people's lifes. My thoughts and prayers to Don and the family.


Posted by: Trisha Romig - ALTOONA, IA - Friend   Dec 15, 2020

Don and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


Posted by: Scott and Kathy Osborn - Ankeny, IA - Friend   Dec 15, 2020

Don and family, I'm so deeply sorry for your loss of dear Lorna! She was so sweet to everyone and a kind and caring teacher. Peace be with you.


Posted by: Joyce (Green). Doubleday - Lake Havasu City, AZ - Friend   Dec 15, 2020

We want you to know that you and your family are in our prayers. Lorna was a great teacher, mom, and person. She will be remembered with pleasant memories always.


Posted by: Dennis & Marcia Albertson - Ankeny, IA - Family   Dec 15, 2020

I had the pleasure of working with Lorna at Terrace Elementary for nine years of my teaching career in Art. She always had a smile on her face and a positive outlook on every situation. Lorna adored her profession and the children in her classroom. She will always be remembered as a beloved member of the Terrace faculty.


Posted by: Lois and Steve Lamansky - Ankeny, IA - Coworker   Dec 15, 2020

I am a second cousin to Lorna. Grew up knowing her through our family gatherings. For those on Facebook there are some wonderful comments on the site "Remembering Woodston". Lorna was the youngest "Cook cousin girls". She had the best personality and was wonderful to visit with. I went to Hutchinson Junior College when she taught in Hutchinson schools. We would ride back home on the weekends when timing was right. She had a great laugh and wonderful smile. She

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Posted by: Jim & Sherry DIBBLE - Hays, KS - Family   Dec 15, 2020

So sorry to hear of Lorna's passing, although we know that she has suffered for many years and is finally at peace. Lorna and I were birthday twins and enjoyed teasing each other every April 18. My great niece, Ruby Terrell, always spoke of what a great, caring teacher Lorna was. Lorna was a fun and very involved person at church, and was dearly missed these last few years. Prayers for you, Don and boys. Rest In Peace, Lorna.


Posted by: Pam Slippy - Ankeny, IA - Friend   Dec 15, 2020

I thank God for Mrs. Agard! She was one of the teachers I have the most memories of as a student at Terrace. I remember once approaching her desk and accidentally calling her "mom" to get her attention. I was so embarrassed but she was so kind :) I remember her gentle way about her and how she kept this cool tank of swimming frogs near the front of the class. Everyone loved her.

She had such a strong impact

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Posted by: Alex Connelly (Flatness) - BLOOMINGTON, MN - Student   Dec 15, 2020

One of the few teachers that I remember to this day, I'm sad to hear of her passing, I send prayers to her family in this time. Mrs. Agard thank you for everything you taught me.


Posted by: Bradley Baxter - Ankeny, IA - student   Dec 15, 2020