Lorraine J. Okash (nee Onnstead)

Dec. 18, 1918 Feb. 24, 2011

Lorraine J. Okash (nee Onnstead), 92, of Waukesha, formerly of Superior, passed away, leaving us with beautiful memories, on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.

She was born on Dec. 18, 1918, in Superior, to Oscar E. and Grace (nee Silke) Onnstead.

After graduating high school, she attended Pipestone Indian School, after which she devoted herself to raising her family and enjoyed every minute she spent with them.

Lorraine is survived by a daughter, Joanne (Harry) Jascor; two granddaughters, Wendy (Jeff) Zsori and Penny Jascor; two grandsons, Scott A. Branscombe and Jay Jascor; sister, Florence Gonzales; and nieces, nephews and many other friends and family. An avid dog lover, she is also survived by her loyal companion, Eddie.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Okash; brother, John Onnstead; daughter, Georgianna V. Branscombe; and son, John Gall.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Oak Hill Terrace for their kind care and compassion shown to Lorraine during her time there.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Ave., Superior, and continue until the 2 p.m. memorial service with the Rev. Fr. Andrew Ricci of Cathedral of Christ the King Church officiating.

Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 715-392-2139, is serving the family.

To leave an online condolence or to sign the guest book, please visit