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Lorraine M. Petersen – Obituary

Name: Lorraine M. Petersen

Age: 96

Born: 08-13-1923

Died: 06-16-2020

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Requiem Mass will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Lorraine M. Petersen, age 96 of Clear Lake who passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at her home. Reverend Father Brandon Haenny will officiate. Burial will take place at St. Edward’s Cemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. The Rosary will be recited at 10:00 a.m. 
Lorraine was born August 13, 1923 to Valentine Sr. and Rosalia (Waverek) Sowada in St. Wendel, Minnesota. On May 11, 1947 she graduated as a registered nurse from the Cadet Corps Nursing Program at St. Catherine’s School of Nursing, which was affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Most of her career was spent at St. Cloud Manor. Lorraine was united in marriage to Clarence A. Petersen on February 19, 1949 in St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence; son, Kenneth; and twelve brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Beth Ann (Ronald) Sakry; sons, Lawrence (Patti), John and Stephen; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Guestbook for Lorraine M. Petersen

Susie Sowada Cadena
, Niece
June 22, 2020, 5:02 am
Love and condolences to my cousins. Although I did not have the opportunity to see Aunt Lorraine frequently (I'm part of the Texas Sowadas...Eugene's daughter), I have fond memories of my visit to Minnesota in 1989, spending time with Aunt Lorraine and Aunt Sophie. I can only imagine the joy from her siblings now that the gang is all together again. I can only imagine the stories being retold and the laughter! So proud to be part of this lineage. The end of a chapter on this side, but so much love and so many beautiful memories that will last forever. May God comfort you during the time of this loss of your Mother and give you the peace in knowing you will be reunited again when God calls you to rejoin her. Thoughts and prayers to all the family. Susie
Jenny Sowada Klein
, Niece
June 21, 2020, 9:19 pm
Godspeed Auntie Lorraine on your way to one big Sowada reunion! Comfort and peace to my cousins and their families.
Fr. Matt Jozefiak
, Nephew
June 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Offered mass today for my mom's special sister. May you rest in peace aunt Lorraine. Prayers for her children.

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