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Lorraine M <I>DeGrand</I> Bienzen

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Lorraine M DeGrand Bienzen

Birth
Sugar Bush, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Death
26 Apr 2011 (aged 88)
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA GPS-Latitude: 44.54435, Longitude: -87.8945306
Plot
Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum
Memorial ID
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Lorraine M. Bienzen, 88, Green Bay, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. She was born June 23, 1922, in the Town of Sugarbush to George and Emma (VanLoo) DeGrand. On Aug. 16, 1942, she married Richard Bienzen who preceded her in death on April 9, 1979. She had been employed for many years in the handbag department at H.C. Pranges. Lorraine was an active member of St. Patrick Parish volunteering with bingo, First Fridays, the food pantry, reading and the St. Anne Society. She and her husband had been members of the Elks Club. She enjoyed playing cards, bowling in area women's leagues for over 40 years, and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and Rennes Health Care Center.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Charles LaBelle, Land O' Lakes; Barbara and James Denis, Freedom; four grandchildren, Richard Thompson, Green Bay; Christina (Scott) Koss, Menasha; Robert (Amy) Denis, Shiocton; Jennifer (Jason) Pfeiffer, Lisbon; three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Mickayla and Jacob; and one expected in July. She is also survived by three sisters, one brother and their spouses, Germaine Delveaux, Margie and Henry Mileski, Delores Christenson, Arnold and Esther DeGrand; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rosemary LeGare, Patricia and Dirk Cramer, Francis and Sandra Bienzen; nieces and nephews; a lifelong friend, Florence Goedjen and a special companion, Frank.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; a grandson, Lee Thompson; two brothers, David and Robert DeGrand; a sister, Marie VanLaanen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today). There will be a Parish Wake Service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 211 N. Maple Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Timothy Brandt officiating. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
Lorraine M. Bienzen, 88, Green Bay, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. She was born June 23, 1922, in the Town of Sugarbush to George and Emma (VanLoo) DeGrand. On Aug. 16, 1942, she married Richard Bienzen who preceded her in death on April 9, 1979. She had been employed for many years in the handbag department at H.C. Pranges. Lorraine was an active member of St. Patrick Parish volunteering with bingo, First Fridays, the food pantry, reading and the St. Anne Society. She and her husband had been members of the Elks Club. She enjoyed playing cards, bowling in area women's leagues for over 40 years, and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and Rennes Health Care Center.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Charles LaBelle, Land O' Lakes; Barbara and James Denis, Freedom; four grandchildren, Richard Thompson, Green Bay; Christina (Scott) Koss, Menasha; Robert (Amy) Denis, Shiocton; Jennifer (Jason) Pfeiffer, Lisbon; three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Mickayla and Jacob; and one expected in July. She is also survived by three sisters, one brother and their spouses, Germaine Delveaux, Margie and Henry Mileski, Delores Christenson, Arnold and Esther DeGrand; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rosemary LeGare, Patricia and Dirk Cramer, Francis and Sandra Bienzen; nieces and nephews; a lifelong friend, Florence Goedjen and a special companion, Frank.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; a grandson, Lee Thompson; two brothers, David and Robert DeGrand; a sister, Marie VanLaanen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today). There will be a Parish Wake Service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 211 N. Maple Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Timothy Brandt officiating. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.


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