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Loreen Gail Roden (Carl)

12/20/1942 - 06/03/2017
Service Date: 06/10/2017 at 11:00 AM
Location:Holy Cross Catholic Church
Cemetery:Calvary Cemetery
Service Details
Viewing will be on Friday, June 9, at Gaffney Funeral Home from 1 – 5:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 11:00am. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
“Life becomes a lot easier to accept when you learn to just accept things.”

Loreen passed away June 3rd, 2017. She was welcomed home by those who went before her and is missed by those who remain.

Loreen’s family includes: her husband of 55 years, Ross Roden; sisters, Lucy Winder, Arlene Mussig; daughters, Lynn Roden, Georgie Ann Roden (deceased), Angela Borden (Chris), Melissa Hardesty (Brad), Natalie Roden; son, James Urbon; grandkids, Branden Roden (deceased), James, Teresa and Ross Matteson, Rachael Bradley; as well as a large extended family and many friends.

Loreen was born December 20, 1942 in Tacoma, Washington and was a lifelong resident. Loreen loved to laugh and find the joy in life. She was all about family and welcomed everyone into her home. Her greatest joy were her grandchildren.

Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home

Promise Yourself

To be so strong that nothing
can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness, and prosperity
to every person you meet.

To make all your friends feel
that there is something in them
To look at the sunny side of everything
and make your optimism come true.

To think only the best, to work only for the best,
and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others
as you are about your own.

To forget the mistakes of the past
and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times
and give every living creature you meet a smile.

To give so much time to the improvement of yourself
that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear,
and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the world,
not in loud words but great deeds.
To live in faith that the whole world is on your side
so long as you are true to the best that is in you.

- Christian D. Larson
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