Hilgemann, Lorraine M.
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Lorraine M. "Teenie" Hilgemann, 91 of Stratford died on Sunday morning, December 9, 2012 at Harmony Commons in Wausau.
Memorial service will be 11am Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ in the town of Cleveland, Marathon County with Pastor Beverly Davis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Family members will receive relatives and friends from 9:30am Thursday until service time at the church.
Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home of Stratford is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Lorraine was born on October 7, 1921 in the town of Day, Marathon County to Albert and Lillian (Leffel) Ewert. She married Anthony "Tony" Hilgemann on November 20, 1943 at Ebenezer Evangelical Reform Church, Stratford. He preceded her in death on June 12, 1975.
She received her high school diploma with her youngest son, Sam from Stratford High School in 1979. Gardening was her passion and she was well known for her beautiful flower gardens that landscaped her home near Stratford. She was a wonderful cook and baker. Lorraine enjoyed dancing, playing cards, bingo, collecting of dolls, antiques and figurines. She was a farm wife, waitress and a nurses aide at Ministry St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield for over 25 years. She was extremely proud of all of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her ten children, Karen Hink of Oconomowoc, Anthony Jay (Mary) Hilgemann of Mosinee, Joann Hilgemann of Silver Lake, WA, Donald (Deb) Hilgemann of Stratford, William (Ramona) Hilgemann of Prairie du Sac, Ewert (Shirley) Hilgemann of Issaquah, WA, Zachary (Margaret) Hilgemann of Shorewood, MN, Christopher (Stephanie) Hilgemann of Fountain Hills, AZ, Annetta Hilgemann of Stratford and Samuel (Jane) Hilgemann of DePere; 21 grandchildren, Matt Hink, Trent (Viktorija) Hink, Todd Hink, Bradley Hilgemann, Jenny Ress, Dana Hilgemann, Joelle Hilgemann, Justin Hilgemann, Joshua (Kristen) Hilgemann, Jenilee Hilgemann, Heidi (Mauricio) Jaime, Luke (Jayme) Hilgemann, Elizabeth Hilgemann, Christian Hilgemann, Blake (Larinn) Hilgemann, Brandon (Taryn) Hilgemann, Ben Hilgemann, Beau Hilgemann, Allison (Stu) Ninabuck, Brice (Lindsey) Hilgemann, Tyler Hilgemann; 15 great grandchildren, Andrew Hilgemann, Asha Ress, Ryder Ress, Kole Ress, Avery Hilgemann, Randy Komis, Jake Komis, Evan Hilgemann, Miles Jaime, Kohle Hilgemann, Kaleb Hilgemann, Kenly Hilgemann, Ashlyn Hilgemann, Briggs Ninabuck and Gordon Ninabuck.
Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her siblings, Arnold, Harold, Earl, Ralph "Sam" Ewert, Bertha "Lottie" Aschebrock, Edna Novitzke, Alice "Tootie" Knetter, Myrtle "Sis" Krause, Mae "Maisie" Ewert, granddaughter Jenny's husband Todd Ress.
The family would like to thank Harmony Commons and Aspirus Hospice Care for their wonderful care of Lorraine.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Dec. 10, 2012