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 Lorraine E <I>Anderson</I> Begalke

Lorraine E Anderson Begalke

Death 2 Jan 2006 (aged 87)
Burial Woodville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 12880447 · View Source
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Lorraine E. Begalke, 87, of Eau Claire, died Monday, January 2, 2006, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.

She was born on July 24, 1918, in Woodville, Wis., the daughter of Christ and Ida (Johnson) Anderson. Lorraine married Howard R. Begalke on May 9, 1942, in Woodville. He died on March 13, 1994.

Lorraine was an active member of First Lutheran Church, since 1946. Her church was very important to her and she played an active role in it.

Lorraine worked at various jobs, including Presto during the Vietnam War and at UW-Eau Claire cleaning the student dormitories. Sewing and gardening were her favorite pastimes.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis Begalke of Eau Claire, and James (Betsy) Begalke of Baldwin; a daughter, Kathleen (Roger) Taylor, of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, Todd Begalke, Dana (Kevin) Hruby, Jesse Taylor and Zeke Taylor; a great-grandson, Alexander Taylor; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; her parents; two sisters; and four brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 6, 2006, at First Lutheran Church, Eau Claire, with the Rev. Dr. Duane C. Pederson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Woodville. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home is serving the family.

Memorials are preferred to either First Lutheran Church, 1005 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703, or to the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Wisconsin, 1227B Menomonie St., Eau Claire, WI 54703.

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  • Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 4 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12880447
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lorraine E Anderson Begalke (24 Jul 1918–2 Jan 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12880447, citing Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Woodville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by James Seidelman (contributor 9118441) .