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Lorraine (Wuerth) Hankins


1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lorraine (Wuerth) Hankins Obituary
LORRAINE (WUERTH) HANKINS of Hemet, CA, passed away March 14, 2014. Lorraine was born in Chicago, IL, November 11, 1923. Lorraine graduated from St. Scholastica High School and received her Bachelor of Philosophy from De Paul University. Lorraine worked as a secretary/bookkeeper in Illinois for many years. She was preceded in death by her dear husband, Irving Hankins, a WWII Army veteran. After her husband died and she retired, she moved to Sun City, California to be with her family. Lorraine worked with her brother Jim at Wuerth Tax Service in Hemet until he passed away. Lorraine was a gracious lady to all who knew her. She was very active in her Church, ministering in many ways. She was instrumental in starting the Catechetical program at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Sun City. She was a loyal friend and confidant with a great sense of humor and was well known for her practical "Yankee Ingenuity". She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Lorraine is survived by her sister, Frances Marsolais, her sister-in-law, Barbara Wuerth, and her 51 nieces and nephews of whom she was very proud and for whom she was a spiritual matriarch. The family requests that in lieu of flowers you may make a donation to the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, St. Scholastica Priory, 7430 N. Ridge Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60645-1998; (773) 764-2413; www.osbchicago.org
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 27, 2014
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