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“Linda and Family,I'm so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Our prayers for the repose of her soul. May the beautiful memories fill your hearts...Read More »
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“Wayne and I would like to send our deepest and Heartfelt Sympathy and Prayers to Cousin Lorraine's Family. Julie (Jacobsen) Bebler ”
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“Aunt Lorraine, you will always be in my heart for all the kindness and sacrifice you had shown my mother (Kitty) and I. ”
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Lorraine Josephine Erb Roberts peacefully passed surrounded by her family on Friday, June 23rd at The Beacon in Mapleton. Lorraine's life will be celebrated at St. Casimir Parish with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am on Thursday, June 29th, 2017. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-7pm at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells with Rosary and prayers to follow. Also one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will take place at St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN.

Lorraine was born out of love to Joseph and Alice (Jacobsen) Erb on September 22, 1927 in Dunbar Township. She attended St. Casimir's Catholic School. Lorraine spent her life working at various positions and giving service to others.

She married Bruce Roberts, her husband of 60 years, on April 22, 1947 at St. Casimir's Parish. Together they had 4 children.

Lorraine was one of the kindest and most loving people you would ever meet. She opened her heart and shared her faith and love of others through her words and actions. Throughout her life she participated in the VFW Auxiliary, St. Casimir's Rosary Society and CCW. Lorraine enjoyed bowling, cooking, helping others, puzzles and reading, especially to the school kids at St. Casimir's.

She is survived by three loving children: Linda Raimann, Bruce Jr., and Diane (Michael) Morgan. Also, she was blessed with grandchildren: Mark (Dawn) Garver, Jeremy (Krista) Garver, Chrissy (Todd) VerNess, Lesley Riess, Misty Chavez, Josh (Hallie) Raimann, Ann (Jesse) Jensen, Jennifer Roberts, Michelle (Jason) Lechner, Levi Rutzen, Caleb Johnson and Zachary Johnson. And doubly blessed with great-grandchildren: Mariah Jo Garver, Saige Ann Garver, Kylie and Kiera VerNess, Jaiden and Ella Riess, Destiny and Josie Chavez, Sofie and Allie Raimann, Collin, Carly and Grant Jensen, Dylan Larsen, Rylan and Nevaeh Lechner, Isaac Rutzen and Trevor Johnson. Also surviving siblings: Gloria Lancaster, Karen Cole, Gregory (Kay) Erb and Mary Lou Bolster.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bruce Sr., daughter Barbara Ann Garver, granddaughter Mackenzie Rose Schroeder and a loved unborn grandchild. Siblings: Michael Erb, Alice Elizabeth "Toddles" Pannkuk, Kathryn "Kitty" Lanni, Lawrence "Sonny" Erb, Joseph Erb and George Erb.

"Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same."