Obituary of Lorraine Lakeberg
Lorraine R. Lakeberg “Lolly” age 89 of Cambridge passed away peacefully at the Prairie Senior Cottages, Isanti, MN.
Lorraine was born August 13, 1928 in North Branch, MN. Her parents were Raymond and Esther (nee Johnson) Widell. She resided and graduated from North Branch High School in 1947. Later, she married Delorn Lakeberg on July 3, 1948 and moved to St. Louis Park to live and raise her family for the next 40 years. While in the cities, she worked at JC Penney’s , Braun’s and Nash Finch. When not working, Lorraine volunteered at Green Acres and Happy Tracks Elder Care. After retiring, in 1986, she moved back to Cambridge and became very active at Fish Lake Lutheran Church. She continued to volunteer with Hospice programs and loved to spend time in her garden.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her beloved husband Delorn, son Scott Lakeberg, father Raymond Widell, mother Esther Nelson; siblings, Duane Widell, Vernon, George, and Ted Johnson, Ruth Widell, Alma Nelson, Ann Pilcher and Verna Wredberg.
She is survived her daughter Vickie (Jim) LaNore; grandchildren Justin, Zachary LaNore; Andrea, Ashely Lakeberg; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Abby, Avery, Peyton LaNore, Nevehah Peterson, Camella, Reese, and Jack Whalen.
Also survived by daughter-in-law Dorothy Lakeberg, half-brother Dale Nelson and his family; sister-in-law Lou Johnson and many loved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorial service 2 PM Saturday December 2, 2017 at Fish Lake Lutheran Church 43335 Cedarcrest Trail, Harris, MN
Visitation 1 hour prior to service at church on Saturday
Interment private at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, North Branch.