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Lorraine Fruth

Posted October 10, 2012 in Boone, Obituaries

August 27, 1927 – October 9, 2012

Lorraine Fruth

Lorraine Fruth, age 85, of Boone, died October 9, 2012, at the Ogden Manor in Ogden.

A Visitation for family and friends will be Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall from 4 until 8 p.m.

A Vigil Service will be at 7 p.m. The family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m. A rosary will be recited at the funeral chapel Friday at 4 p.m.

Following the visitation, her body will be cremated and a Funeral Mass and burial will be in Saint Peter, Minnesota, at a later date.

Lorraine was born in Neva Star, Wisconsin, on August 7, 1927, the daughter of Joseph and Cecelia (Traffis) Lorge.

After graduating from high school, she attended Mankato State University in Minnesota where she graduated in 1950.

On July 15, 1952, Lorraine married Vincent Fruth at Saint Peter, Minnesota.

She was a school teacher and taught in Oceanside, California, Grand Meadow, Minnesota, and Saint Peter, Minnesota.

The couple moved to Boone in 1986.

Lorraine enjoyed TOPS, walking and bike riding, reading, flower gardening, and reading her Bible. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Altar Society and the Saint Peter and Boone V.F.W. Auxiliaries.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Christine Otto, and a sister Kathleen Larson.

Lorraine is survived by a daughter Catherine Johnson and husband Rick of Nevada; a brother Gerald Lorge of Fort Mohave, Arizona, a sister Mary Gronholz of Nicollet, Minnesota; five grandchildren: Tony Otto, Adam Otto, Amanda Carls, Holly Nagel, and Joshua Fruth; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to the family to be used at their discretion.

Information provided by:
Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc.
1006 6th Street
Boone, IA 50036

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