Lorraine Nemitz, age 93, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the chapel.
Lorraine Edith Nemitz was born August 27, 1929, at her parents’ home in Rich Valley Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Andrew and Edith (Hatz) Fuglsang. She grew up in McLeod County, and graduated from the Glencoe High School in 1946.
On September 3, 1948, Lorraine was united in marriage to Alfred Nemitz in Glencoe. This marriage was blessed with two children, Laurie and Gregg. Following their marriage, Alfred and Lorraine resided in Hutchinson where they were members of the Congregational United Church of Christ. They shared nearly 37 years of marriage before Alfred passed away on July 27, 1985.
Through the years, Lorraine was employed as a bookkeeper and secretary. She worked at 3M, Hutch Sewing Center, Hutchinson Sewing and Vacuum, and Carlson Pharmacy. Lorraine was active with the Women’s Fellowship at church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the 8 & 40 of the Hutchinson American Legion Post 96.
Lorraine was an avid reader, and enjoyed gardening and crocheting. She also enjoyed her weekly coffee group get togethers, playing cards and baking cookies, especially during the holiday season. Lorraine especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Lorraine was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She would do anything for anyone and expect nothing in return.
Lorraine moved into Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake, Minnesota on February 27, 2020. While at Cedar Crest, she enjoyed watching the birds at the feeder and would often scold the squirrels when they tried to steal the food.
Lorraine passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Cedar Crest Estate in Silver Lake, at the age of 93 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Lorraine is survived by her:
Daughter, Laurie Runke and her Husband, Gene, of Hutchinson, Minnesota;
Son, Gregg Nemitz and his Wife, Shelly, of Shoreview, Minnesota;
Grandchildren: Melissa Patterson and her Husband, Ottis, Teresa Campa and her Husband, Miguel, Daniel Nemitz and his wife, Bailey, Adam Nemitz and his fiancé, Leigh, and Olivia Peterson and her husband, Avery;
Great-Granddaughter, Arin Campa;
Many other relatives and friends.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Alfred; Brothers, Everett Fuglsang and his wife Catherine, Harold Fuglsang and his wife Emogene; Sister, Joyce Karl and her Husband, Joe.
The family of Lorraine would like to thank all of the staff at Cedar Crest Estate for the wonderful care given to Lorraine.