Letha Horras Culp, 98, died February 18, 2014 at the Manor House
Care Center in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born July 11, 1915 to Harry
C. and Millie Eastburn Horras on the family farm. She graduated from
Sigourney High School in 1930. Letha was employed by Mrs. Etter,
the State Legislature in Des Moines, Department of Agriculture in
Washington D.C., Department of Human Resources in Cleveland, Ohio.
On January 17, 1946 she married Ward Edward Culp in Dallas Texas.
Letha and her husband were co-owners of Culp Equipment Company a
poultry processing company. She returned to Sigourney in 1972 to
care for her mother. Letha enjoyed gardening, attending auctions and
She was preceded
her in death by her parents, husband Ward on July 9, 1967, a sister
Marjorie Taylor and a brother Gerald Horras.
She is survived by her four daughters Cheryl (Norb) Steinbach of
Delafield, Wisconsin; Bonnie (Jeff) Smith of Waukee, Iowa; Linda
Randono of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Debbie Culp of Ft. Myers,
Flordia. seven grandchildren: Charlie (Jamie) Smith, Denver,
Colorado; Katrina (Kyo) Ladopoulous; John (Mimi) Randono, Los
Angelos, California; Andrew Randono, Boulder, Colorado; Kristy
(Stanton) Kensinger, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Woodson and Ian
Culp of Oklahoma. Two great-grandchildren, Madelyn Grace Smith,
Kasandra Ladopoulos. One nephew Danny (Kim) Horras and niece a
Teresa Horras (Bob) Ramsell.
Service: Saturday February 22, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home
Visitation: Saturday 1:00 P.M.
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery