man Melvin Thomas RADEN‏‎, son of Peter John RADEN and Mary Bridget ROONEY‏.
Born ‎30 Oct 1911 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎19 Nov 1991 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota‎, 80 years

Married ‎11 May 1943 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota (48 years married) to:

woman Lorraine Gertrude SCHIRMERS‏‎
Born ‎25 Dec 1922 St Paul, Ramsey Co, MN, died ‎13 May 2005 Albany, Stearns County, Minnesota‎, 82 years
Lorraine G. Raden
82
Avon
May 13, 2005

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 200 5 at St. Benedict?s Catholic Church, Avon for Lorraine Raden, 82, wh o died Friday, May 13, 2005 at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home, Albany su rrounded by her family and the greatest Nursing staff you could ever a sk for. Rev. Blane Wasnie, OSB will officiate. Visitation will be at t he Williams Funeral Home, Avon from 4-9 PM on Monday, May 16th. Paris h prayers will be at 6:30 p.m and Christian Women will pray at 7:30 p. m. Friends may also call after 9:30 a.m. at the church on May 17th.

Lorraine was born on December 25, 1922 in St. Paul, Minnesota and wa s raised with 16 other children by Nick and Johanna Schirmers of Avon.

She married Melvin T. Raden on May 11, 1943 in Avon where they lived a ll their lives. Lorraine worked at St. John?s University in the Food S ervice area for 22 years. She was a lifetime member of the Avon Christ ian Mother?s Association.

She is survived by her children, LeRoy (Mary Lou), Waite Park; Diane ( Terry) Pflipsen, Avon; Gloria (Pete) Smith, Crystal; David (Susan), Wa ite Park; Eileen (Frank) Nathe, Avon; Lois ?Odie? (Steve) Goward, Sa n Diego, CA; 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, brothers Josep h Schirmers, St. Cloud; Edmund Burke, North Carolina; sister Dolores A nderson, Montana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Melvin on Novembe r 11, 1991, three sons, Ronald, Jeffrey and Daniel; one daughter Eliza beth, and 13 of the children she was raised with.

Lorraine enjoyed life! Even with all the many challenges that she face d, she always met you with a smile and words of comfort and joy.

Children:

1.
woman Elizabeth Marie RADEN‏‎
Born ‎7 Jan 1944 Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎26 Jul 1946 Stearns County, Minnesota‎, 2 years
2.
man Leroy Frank RADEN‏ PRIVACY FILTER
3.
woman Diane Irene RADEN‏ PRIVACY FILTER
4.
woman Gloria Jean RADEN‏ PRIVACY FILTER
5.
man David William RADEN‏ PRIVACY FILTER
6.
woman Eileen Mary RADEN‏
Born ‎26 Jan 1951 Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎19 Dec 2005‎, 54 years
7.
man Roland Melvin RADEN‏‎
Born ‎26 Jul 1953 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎26 Nov 1955 Stearns County, Minnesota‎, 2 years
8.
man Daniel Thomas RADEN‏
Born ‎23 Mar 1956 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎30 Dec 2001 Waite Park, Stearns, MN‎, 45 years
9.
woman Lois Jane RADEN‏ PRIVACY FILTER
10.
man Jeffrey Marvin RADEN‏‎
Born ‎17 Aug 1958 Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota, died ‎25 Feb 1998 St Cloud, Stearns Co, MN‎, 39 years