December 14, 1943 – March 1, 2016
With great sadness our family announces the peaceful passing at home of Lorraine; loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Lorraine was born in Grande Prairie and raised on a farm near Woking by her parents: Herman and Minnie Dreger. Lorraine graduated from the University of Alberta with degrees in Education and Arts. She taught Language Arts in Eaglesham, Calgary, and Edmonton before retiring in 2002. In retirement, Lorraine volunteered at the St. Albert Botanic Park and authored three books on Albertans of German Heritage.
Lorraine is survived by her husband of 48 years, George; sons: Michael (Annie), David, and Robert; precious grandchildren: Thomas and Sara; brother, Norman (Helen) Dreger; sisters-in-law: Carol (Hap) Davis, Dorothy Yackulic, and Patti Yackulic; brother-in-law, Peter Yackulic (Sue); and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 7, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Parish, 75 Poirier Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 10985-124 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H9.
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