Luella May Butcher, 69. of Lamar, OK completed her journey down lost memory lane on Friday, February 22, 2013, at her home. She was born December 15, 1943 in Marshalltown, Iowa to the late Harvey Sr. and Wilma Angle. She married Robert "Butchie" Butcher on February 2 1963.
She is survived by her husband Robert Butcher of Lamar, OK, three sons, Barry Butcher of Mesquite, TX, Larry (Karen) Butcher of Mesquite, TX, Merlin "Todd" (Gayle) Butcher of Sanger, TX, one sister, Mary Eash of Marshalltown, IA, three brothers, Harvey Jr. of Kingston, OK, Jerry (Annette) Angle of Gilman. IA. and Terry (Rebecca) Angle of Gilman, IA: seven grandchildren, Julianne. Jennifer, Jack, James. Chloe Jane. Chris (Whitney) Ryals and LaShawn (David) Marsh; four great grandchildren, Brooke. Alexia, Jaxon and Landon. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends.
Lu is also preceded in death by her three sisters, Pauline Tuttle, Jean Curry, Emily Himes, and brother, Ronald Angle,
Lu and her family moved to Allen, TX in 1976. After Robert retired in 1995, she and Robert built a house in Kingston (Lake Texoma), OK, where Luella later retired in 2005. following her retirement, they purchased a farm in Lamar, OK. They traveled between the two, enjoying a life of peaceful farm living and relaxing by the lake.
Lu's passion and delight was her family and friends. She loved to cook and enjoyed entertaining with her friends. She also loved collecting elephants, gardening, canning and being outdoors.
Lu was a star recorder for the Loyal Women of the Moose in Marshalltown, Iowa, Even after leaving office, she remained active with the lodge whenever possible.
A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held at The Moose Lodge on March 9, 2013 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Marshalltown, IA and on March 23,2013 from 12 PM to 4 FM at 1601 Nance Rd, Kingston, OK