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Lorraine Schwartz

April 12, 1924 January 26, 2012
Lorraine Schwartz
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Obituary for Lorraine Schwartz

Our Special Auntie Raine

Winnebago - Lorraine Schwartz, 87, of Winnebago died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in Willows Health Center, Rockford. Born April 12, 1924, in Burritt Township, the daughter of Albert and Christine (Moeller) Schwartz. She attended Lightfoot School and then graduated from Winnebago High School in 1942. She was a key punch operator for Rockford Life Insurance Company retiring in 1986. Lorraine enjoyed Mint Meltaways, daily walks with her beloved poodles, Gigi and Muffin, and many hobbies including gardening, yard work, dancing and music. Lorraine's family especially enjoyed her Christmas cookies. Auntie Raine loved her time at family get-togethers and would often visit with her brothers, sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lorraine is lovingly survived by brother, Robert Schwartz of Durand; sister, Arline Peterson of Brodhead, Wis.; 19 nieces and nephews; several great, great-great and great-great-great nieces and -nephews. Predeceased by her parents; brothers, Bruno, Melvin, Leland and Mike; sisters, Viola and Agnes.

Lorraine's family wishes to thank the staffs at Prairie View Assisted Living of Winnebago and the Rehab Unit at Willows Health Center for their thoughtful care.

Funeral Information

Service at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, the Rev. Larry Moody, pastor of Burritt Community Church, Rockford, officiating. Private burial Tuesday Jan. 31 in Willwood Burial Park, Rockford. Visitation 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29 in the funeral home.


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