Lorraine Auguste Fahrman — Rochester

Lorraine Auguste Fahrman, 83, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Seasons Hospice Home.

The funeral service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. James Heining officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home (1119 11 ½ St. S.E., Rochester, MN).

Lorraine Schulz was born Jan. 6, 1930, in Austin, to Ernest and Elsie (Schieck) Schulz. Lorraine graduated from Austin High School in 1947. She received her teaching certification from Concordia University of River Forest, Ill. She then taught at Trinity Lutheran School (currently RCLS). Lorraine was married to Lowell Fahrman at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waltham, on Oct. 7, 1950.

Lorraine is survived by her children, Daniel (Mary) Fahrman of Fargo, N.D., Diane (Glen) Holland of Mazeppa, Gail Brosnan of Rosemount, Joan (James) Plantage of Albert Lea, Joyce (Terry) Flowers of Rochester and Paula (Mark) Kuisle of Rochester; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters, Helen Wassel of Rochester and Arlene (Richard) Greenthaner of Killeen, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lowell (2010), an infant daughter, Leone Fahrman, a brother, Victor, two brother-in-laws, two sister-in-laws and her parents.

Lorraine was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, where she served in many capacities. She was an avid quilter, crafter, baker, gardener, bible class leader and VBS volunteer. Her family was always a priority and the recipients of fresh baked goods and abundant care packages full of treats. She will be remembered for her devotion to living her life with Faith in Jesus Christ as her foundation.

Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Waltham.

The family prefers memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church or Seasons Hospice.

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