Lorraine M. Lackas, 97

Lorraine M. Lackas (nee Kaehny), 97, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Aster Memory Care in Mequon.

Lorraine was born Sept. 22, 1918, in Jackson to Gertrude (nee Schulteis) and William Kaehny. She married Armond J. Lackas on June 1, 1946, in Richfield at St. Maryís Catholic Church.

Lorraine was a longtime member of St. Kilian Catholic Church and was very active in the choir and ladies aide. She enjoyed her time as activity director at the Hartford Care Center for about 10 years. In addition to being a great caretaker for her family, she will be remembered for her love and excellence in gardening, cooking and baking. Well into her 90s she was still completing crossword and jigsaw puzzles.

Lorraine is survived by her loving children, Robert (Kay) Lackas of Manitowish Waters, Michael Lackas (Mary Hoehne) of Wauwatosa and Mary Anne (Robert) Lieven of Mequon; cherished grandchildren, Stacy Hammes of Arbor Vitae, Zachary of Jackson, Benjamin of Milwaukee and Sara Lieven of Broomfield, Colorado; great-grandchildren, Adam and Lorraine Hammes; and dear sister, Freida Hauser. She is further survived by many other wonderful relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her parents-in-law; her brothers, Erwin, John and Clarence Kaehny; sisters, Marie Hennes, Anita Kieckhafer and Sister Fidelis (Clara Emma) Kaehny; and several siblings-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lorraine will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at St. Kilian Catholic Church (264 W. State St., Hartford) with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends Monday at the church from 3:305:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Kilian Catholic Church are appreciated.

Interment will take place following Mass at St. Kilian Cemetery, Hartford.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.