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Lorraine Eleanor Awsumb Anderson
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1922
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 2008
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA

Lorraine Eleanor Awsumb was born on October 10, 1922 in Donnelly, Minnesota, to parents Emil and Laura (Christofferson). Lorraine was baptized and confirmed at Kongsvinger Lutheran Church in Donnelly.

On July 5, 1941, she married Manly Anderson. They made their home on a farm in the Morris area and later moved to the Donnelly area, where they farmed until Manly's death in 1986. Lorraine then moved to Morris, where she has continued to reside until the time of her death.

Lorraine died on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at West Wind Village in Morris, Minnesota, having lived to reach the age of 85 years.

She is survived by her children: Tom (Marianne) Anderson of Graceville and Connie (Rich) Muller of Kent, WA; eight grandchildren: Heidi (Jeff) Rouna, Kelly (Dan) Morales, Tami Anderson (her fiancÚ: Matt Westerman), Dustin Anderson, Melissa and Jennifer Anderson, Jeff Muller and Renee Muller Potchen; 15 great-grandchildren; sister: Dorothy Brown of Avoca and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Manly; her son: Craig Anderson; her parents and brother: Paul Awsumb.

Funeral services for Lorraine Eleanor Anderson of Morris were held Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, Reverend Ali Boomershine officiated. Burial was at Summit Cemetery in Morris.

Pallbearers for the service were Jeff Rouna, Mark Pew, Dustin Anderson, Dan Morales, Matt Westerman and Don Gieselman. Honorary pallbearers were Lorraine's grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rita Lambert served as organist for the service with Jere Solvie serving as soloist. Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris was in charge of the arrangements.

Obituary: Herman Review, Herman, MN, August 20, 2008

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  Craig John Anderson (1956 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Summit Cemetery
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Aug 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29278112

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- T Burt
 Added: Mar. 24, 2009

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