MINONG, WI - Lorraine Althea Friend age 85, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. Lorraine was born September 15, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Paul and Mae (Sedder) Fuchs. Lorraine married William Bill Friend December 25, 1960; they enjoyed 51 wonderful years together. Lorraine worked as a book keeper at Swantz Hardware Store in Union Grove, WI, and retired in 1992 after 29 years of faithful service. She then moved to Minong, WI. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, quilting and sewing for her family. Among those who survive and gratefully shared her life is her husband of 51 years William Bill Friend of Minong, WI, one daughter Sharon (Steve) Swanson of Union Grove, WI; two sons, Steve Rogers of Union Grove, WI, and Bill (Barb) Rogers of Cape Coral, Florida; 5 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by one brother. Private family services have been held. Memorials may be directed to the Diane Hertzner Fund at Bank of the West 401 W 5th Ave. Minong, WI 54859. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Solon Springs Wisconsin. Online condolences may be shared at www.brownfuneralhome.net Brown Funeral Home 715.378.2291 fax: 715.378.2566 www.brownfuneralhome.net
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Oct. 31, 2012