Nickolas “Nick” Lorenzen, 70

Nickolas “Nick” Lorenzen, 70, of Tama, Iowa, and Formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of June 6, 2020, in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his wife Carmen.

At this time cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services are planned at this time. Memorials in Nick’s name may be directed to his family for a later designation. Condolences may be left at www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Nick and his family.

Nickolas Eugene Lorenzen was born August 5, 1949, to parents Dale and Marie (Stubbs) Lorenzen in Marshalltown, Iowa. Nick attended school in the Marshalltown Community School District and later graduated from Marshalltown High School.

Out of high school, Nick enlisted in the United States Navy where he made a life long career of service to his country. Nick served many roles throughout his service while retiring as the Chief of Fire Control Man in September of 1998. During his time in the service, Nick received his Associates of Science degree from Gavilian College.

In 1976, Nick was united in marriage to his wife Carmen (Belen). The two began a family together moving from station to station. Nick began his stations in the Philipines before going to various stations such as San Diego, California, Japan, Hawaii, before being stationed once again in the Philipines where he would retire. Carmen and Nick moved back to Iowa and resided in Tama for 15 years. After retirement, Nick worked for a few years at Meskwaki Casino. In his free time, Nick was a very simple man who enjoyed going bowling, fishing, reading books, computer games and occasional trips to the casino.

Left to remember and cherish his memory are his wife, Carmen Lorenzen; his children Mary Ann (Noel) Pagsolingan and Theresa (Shawn) Bowman; his grandchildren: Kate, Isabel and Tori Pagsolingan, Christopher and David Bennett (Brittany Davis), Sydney and Devin Davis; his great grandchildren: Sam, Elliot, Evelyn, Davian and Alaina Bennett and his brothers Paul and David Lorenzen.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Marie Lorenzen.

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