Lorraine Schweitzer, 87

Lorraine M. Schweitzer, age 87, of Maple Grove, formerly of Loretto, passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto. Inurnment will be at the church cemetery.

There will be a gathering of family and friends Friday, March 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano Gathering will continue Saturday at the church from 10 to 11 a.m, prior to Mass.

Memorials given in honor of Lorraine may be made to North Hospice and Palliative Care in Robbinsdale.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Lorraine was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Loretto, to Nick and Catherine Kauth.

She was preceded in death by her son, Steve; her parents; and her sister, Mary Ann Russell.

Lorraine is survived by her husband of 67 years, James; children Cheri Gross, Cindy (Dave) Chandler, Tim (Betty) Schweitzer, Sue (Hank) Regard, and Tony (Chris) Schweitzer; grandchildren Melissa (Mike), Kyle (Marla), Kelly (Bill), Ryan (Kalie), Sara (Travis), Brian, Amanda (James), Kevin, Joe, Jennifer, Nick and Nathan; great-grandchildren Ben, Grace, Eli, and Fiona; and cousin/best friend Eileen Elsen.

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