HAVRE -- Lorraine Arlis Witt, 79, a homemaker and former beautician, died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on Sunday, March 18, 2007, at the Care and Comfort Home in Havre.
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Cremation will take place, and her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 23, at First Lutheran Church, with Pastors Brad Ulgenes and Michael O'Hearn officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will follow at Highland Cemetery. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the Eagles immediately following the graveside services.
Lorraine was born Dec. 10, 1927, in Wolf Point to Sigward and Minnie (McNeil) Lund. She attended schools in Wolf Point, graduating from Wolf Point High School in 1946. She attended beauty school in Great Falls.
Lorraine met Floyd Witt in high school at Wolf Point, and the couple married in Chinook on April 5, 1948. They made their home in Havre.
In 1992 they semi-retired and moved to Bozeman, where they lived for 14 years. Lorraine and Floyd returned to Havre in 2006.
Lorraine enjoyed playing cards, reading, baking, traveling with her family and friends. She enjoyed her many summers that she spent at Swan Lake. Lorraine's greatest joy came from her grandchildren, who she dearly loved. She was inspired by all of their accomplishments in their lives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one granddaughter, Jennifer Stein.
Lorraine is survived by her husband of nearly 59 years, Floyd Witt of Havre; daughters, Connie (Jim) Anderson of Billings, and Jeanne (Joe) McLean of Havre; son, Larry (Sharon) Witt of Bozeman; one brother, Richard (Doris) Lund of Minneapolis, Minn.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions in Lorraine's honor may be made to the Care and Comfort Home 416 10th Ave., Havre, MT 59501; the Alzheimer's Association, 3010 11th Ave. N., Billings, MT 59101; First Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 66, Havre, MT 59501; or to a memorial of one's choice.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Mar. 20, 2007