Aug. 31, 1924 — April 16, 2017
Lorraine Mary Merten, 92, passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Autumn Oaks in Slinger.
She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Slinger to the late Peter and Clara (nee Schaefer). She lived at St. Catherine’s Residence for Working Women as she began her career in Milwaukee spanning 30 years as a private secretary.
She enjoyed music, dancing to polka, knitting, crocheting and she was an excellent cook. Lorraine was a very spiritual woman and especially for the Virgin Mary. She was active in the Schoenstadt Sisters Order.
Lorraine is survived by her loving brother, Joseph Merten, and cherished cousin, Elaine (Marshall) Finck. She is further survived by many other relatives and dear friends.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Friday, April 21, at St. Peter Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger) with the Rev.
Richard Stoffel presiding. The Visitation will be held at the church Friday, April 21, from 9:30-11:45 a.m. Interment will take place at Old St. Peter Cemetery following the Mass. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter’s Building Fund (208 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086).
A special thank you to Elaine and Marshall Finck for all of their compassionate care of Lorraine. The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 orwww.phillipfuneralhome.com.