Loren M. “Al” Fering
AUGUST 10, 1950 – JULY 7, 2021
Loren M. “Al” Fering, 70, left us on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at his home as a result of cancer. A visitation will be Friday, August 6, 2021, at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A memorial service will be Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Luther Memorial Church, 1201 Grandview Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50316 with a private family burial at Resthaven Cemetery.
Al had an active and full life. He was married to Martha for 45 years and together they raised Chris and Erica. He loved his family and was blessed to have them. Al was also blessed to later meet Paula Kerman and fall in love again. He had a 20 year career in corporate human resources before founding Iowa Career Connection. Over the years, he worked with countless people and made many lasting friendships. He was a proud graduate of St. Olaf College, veteran of the U.S. Army, and a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. Al was a regular at Luther Memorial Church, the Downtown YMCA, and many disc golf courses in central Iowa. He enjoyed the great outdoors, travel, the music of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and classic vinyl.
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