Joanne L. Lorence, 86

Joanne Louise Lorence, age 86, of Hutchinson, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Harmony River Living Center.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 126 Maple St. N., in Lester Prairie, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

Joanne was born in 1927, the daughter of Robert A. Lorence Sr., and Louise Ann (Gennrich) Lorence of Lester Prairie.

She resided in the family home in Lester Prairie until the 1970s, at which time she relocated to Hutchinson, where she lived in group homes for persons with special needs. She had resided at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson for the past two years.

Joanne is survived by one brother, Bob Jr., his wife, Mary, and their children, David and William (Joanne’s nephews), and Debra Topel (Joanne’s niece).

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