Lorraine Elizabeth (Olson) Anderson, age 88 of Ellsworth, WI passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Cerenity Transitional Care in St. Paul, MN.
She was born on November 24, 1926 in Stillwater, MN to Bernard and Amanda (Anderson) Olson. She was united in marriage to Harvey Anderson on February 12, 1955. Together they ran a dairy farm in Deer Park, WI until Harvey’s death in 1986. Lorraine moved to New Richmond and then in 2009 she moved to Ellsworth to be near two of her daughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and sister-in-laws, Earl (Marge) Olson and Robert (Ramona) Olson, one brother-in-law, Gerald Nelson, one nephew, Rhett Olson.
Lorraine is survived by three daughters and one son: Eva (Ron) Nyeggen, Jolene (Rick) Koopman, Cheryl (Daniel) Atkins of Park Rapids, MN and Keith (Jan) Anderson of Deer Park, WI. Seven grandchildren: Adam Koopman, Jenna (Grant) Wood, Tracy (Tanner) Thornton, Caleb (Liz) Atkins, Samantha, Kari and Kyle Anderson. Five great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Connor and Levi Thornton, Kylee and Erika Wood and one great-grandchild Wood to be. She is also survived by two sisters, Betty Nelson and Annamarie Olson both of White Bear Lake, MN, nieces, nephews and friends.
Lorraine requested no service and will be cremated and laid to rest at Rush River Lutheran Church Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Rush River Lutheran Church N8623 Cty Rd W Y, River Falls, WI 54022 or Cerenity Transitional Care, 514 Humboldt Ave, St. Paul, MN 55107 in Lorraine’s name.
Hill Funeral Home, Ellsworth, Wisconsin is assisting the family with arrangements.