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Lorraine C. Peterson,

Wed, Mar 27th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Lorraine C. Peterson, age 85, of Mabel, Minnesota died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

Lorraine was born May 7, 1927 in Cedar Township, Adams County, North Dakota to Orlando and Tina (Dahle) Benson. She was baptized at the Richland Lutheran Church in Bucyrus, North Dakota. She attended country schools in the Mabel area and confirmed at the Scheie Lutheran Church, rural Mabel. On February 14, 1946 she married Jarvis S. Peterson at the Mabel Lutheran Parsonage. She worked in the laundry room at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home for twenty-five years before retiring in 1992. She was an active member of the Garness Trinity Lutheran Church and its WELCA, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She enjoyed her family and friends, hand work, flowers, and baking.

Lorraine is survived by two daughters Joan (Donald) Garness of Mabel and Linda (Craig) Pierce of Spring Grove, Minnesota; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; two sisters Lois Honsey of Lanesboro and Mary (Curt) Bakke of Mabel; and two brothers Jimmie and Larry both of Mabel. She was preceded in

death by her parents Orlando and Tina; four brothers Arnold, Robert, Laverne, and Donald; and an infant grandson.

Funeral services were Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Garness Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Mabel with the Reverend Mary Waudby officiating. Burial was in the Garness Cemetery.

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