Lori Ann Barns was born January 3, 1964 in Sioux City, IA. She was raised in Mitchell by her parents, Bill and Jo Barns. She graduated from Mitchell High School and Nettleton Business College. She was employed by the Department of Defense in Washington D.C. for several years and then moved to San Diego, CA to work in the U.S. Attorney’s Office. It was there she met her husband Larry Sheets, they were married April 21, 2001. To know Lori, was to love Lori. She had a smile and laugh recognizable by all. Her peers had the utmost respect for her. She was an amazing woman and will be dearly missed by her husband, Larry, her sister, Susan (Paul) Kiepke, nephew, Billy Carnes, niece, Katie Papendick, Aunt Shirley, cousins, in-laws, various other relatives, her Springer Spaniel Sophie and all her dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Jo Barns.
Memorials may be directed to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church or the charity of your choice.