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