LaRaine M. Hulen


March 11, 1923 - Dec. 26, 2012  

LaRaine Maxine Hulen, 89, of Waukesha, entered into eternal peace Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.


She was the beloved mother of Dr. James J. (Colleen) Hulen, and Lynn (Terry) Bright. She also was proud grandmother of James D., Kerri (Douglas) Grant, Whitney Bright, Will Bright (partner Todd Frare), and four great-grandchildren: Madeleine, Ellery, Anniston, and Carter.


She was preceded in death by her ex-husband and love of her life, Dr. George R. Hulen.  


For 35 years, LaRaine faithfully managed her sonís optometric practice with an iron fist. In addition, she was a world traveler, spirited golfer and bridge player, as well as a volunteer for the service club at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for many years.


A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Avalon Square, 222 Park Place, Waukesha.


In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library, 813 W. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53233.



Her steadfast loyalty will live on in our hearts forever.