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Helen M Schaaf Loranger
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1924
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 2011
Houghton County
Michigan, USA

HANCOCK - Helen M. Loranger, 87, formerly of South Range, died at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock on Monday morning, July 25, 2011.

She was born on Quincy Hill on December 3, 1924, to the late William and Mabel (James) Schaaf. She attended Quincy School and was a graduate of Hancock Central High School. She was employed at The Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton as a proofreader.

Helen was married to Richard Loranger, who also worked at the Gazette. He preceded her in death. An infant daughter, Marilyn, also preceded her in death, along with brothers, Jack, Ray, Don and Ron Schaaf; and sisters, Beatrice, Myrtle, Ethel and Eleanore.

She is survived by a son, Joseph (Cintia) Stimac of Stanton; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Hixson, a resident at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility; two brothers, Gordon Schaaf of Hancock and Bernard Schaaf of Great Falls, Mont; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Saints Peter & Paul Lutheran Church in Houghton with assistant pastor Aaron Gehrke to officiate. Friends may call at the church from noon until time of services. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton.

Family links: 
  William Schaaf (1894 - 1974)
  Mabel James Schaaf (1893 - 1974)
  Myrtle E. Schaaf Rivest (1915 - 1980)*
  Eleanore M. Schaaf Abrelat (1917 - 2005)*
  Evelyn B Schaaf Hixson (1919 - 2011)*
  Helen M Schaaf Loranger (1924 - 2011)
  Raymond C. Schaaf (1926 - 1959)*
  Beatrice Loretta Schaaf (1930 - 1937)*
  Donald E. Schaaf (1932 - 1996)*
  Ronald James Schaaf (1932 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery
Houghton County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jul 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74017807
Helen M <i>Schaaf</i> Loranger
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