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Beaver, Lorraine A. (Nee Schupmehl) Passed on to her heavenly home, January 27, 2019 at the age of 92. Born in Milwaukee and raised in West Allis, Lorraine graduated from West Allis Central High School in 1945. After raising her family, she began a career as an Educational Assistant with the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, a position she held for over 34 years. She worked at Franklin Elementary School for that entire duration, only retiring at age 79 due to health concerns. Lorraine loved music and was active in several organizations including Bel Conto Chorus, Suburban Singers, and MacDowell Club. She was also a patron of many venues including the Florentine Opera and Skylight Opera and attended numerous classes, seminars and workshops. She often lamented how the heavenly chorus had so many wonderful voices and now she is also a member. Lorraine was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Charles A. Beaver; her parents Arthur and Mabel (Wellnitz) Schupmehl, her sister Dorothy Rogowski and several beloved pets including Taina, Misty and Punky. Lorraine is survived by four children; Cheryl (Paul) Bouchard; Terry Beaver; Tom (Mary) Beaver; Judith (David) Smeiska; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a niece, Gail (Roy) Virgin; and numerous other relatives and loved ones. Funeral services will be held Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at Schaff Funeral Home. Visitation Wednesday at Schaff Funeral Home 10:00 am until time of services. Interment Wood National Cemetery. Memorials to UPAF, Salvation Army, or Smile Train are appreciated.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Feb. 3, 2019
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