Lorraine W. Lichtie

Jan. 12, 1925 – May 24, 2010


Lorraine W. Lichtie of Waukesha passed away peacefully Monday, May 24, 2010, at Waukesha Springs Health Care Center at the age of 85. She was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Rose Hill, Ala., the daughter of Steiner and Ethel Woods.

She married the love of her life, the late Osborne C. "Chuck" Lichtie, in 1944. Lorraine was a member of First United Methodist Church in Waukesha. She enjoyed fashion, selling ladies apparel to a variety of stores in the surrounding area. Lorraine had a passion for England and enjoyed traveling there with her husband, always staying abreast of England’s royalty. She was an avid tennis fan and dedicated to watching or discussing the sport at any time. First and foremost, Lorraine loved spending time with her family,

Lorraine was a loving and devoted mother of Alderman Charles (Claudia) Lichtie; beloved grandmother of Christian Lichtie and Justin (Melonie) Lichtie; and the proud great-grandmother of Maren, Anna, Zackery and Emma Lichtie.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two sisters, Dorothy and Anna.

Private funeral services for Lorraine will be held. Burial will take place at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Lannon.

Memorials are appreciated to the Mental Health Association, 100 Bank St., Waukesha, WI 53186.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary or cards of condolence, please visit
www.WaukeshasFuneral-Home.com or call 542-6609.