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Lonny Book

Lonny Book

South Sioux City

Lonny Lynn Book, 73, of South Sioux City, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in South Sioux City.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Dakota Dunes. Burial will be in Ponca Cemetery at Ponca, Neb. Visitation will begin 5 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present at 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City.

Lonny was born on May 8, 1945, in Laurel, Neb., the son of William and Florence (Zinn) Book. He graduated from Allen High School in 1963, and served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1965 to 1971. 

Lonny married Sallie Putnam on Sept. 18, 1965. He was co-owner of L&L Builders Co and L&L Book Properties.

He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, the Associated General Contractors of America, Master Builders of Iowa, and the SSC Rotary Club for a number of years. Lonny enjoyed camping, garden and yard work, woodworking, and playing cards.

Survivors include his wife, Sallie Book of South Sioux City; daughters, Lynnette (Mark) Warnock of Raleigh, N.C., and Lesa Morten of South Sioux City; four grandchildren, Adam Morten of Dallas, Texas, Emily Morten of South Sioux City, Kaili Warnock and Taylor Warnock of Raleigh, N.C.; brothers, John Book of Martinsburg, Neb., and Larry Book of Sioux City; and a sister, Donna Johnson of San Diego, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Florence Book; a brother, Royal Book; sisters-in-law, Maxine and Jeanene Book; and a brother-in-law, Dean Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.

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