Obit: Beyerl, Lorraine Rose #2 (1926 - 2007)
Contact:  R. Lipprandt


----Sources: The Tribune-Phonograph, Vol. 47, No. 10, Wed., March 7, 2007, p 9

Beyerl, Lorraine Rose (Wolk) (4 Sep 1926 - 4 Mar 2007)

Lorraine R. Beyerl

Lorraine R. (Wolk) Beyerl, 80, Colby, died Sunday, March 4th, 2007 at Three Oaks Living Center, Marshfield.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7th, 2007 at First United Church of Christ, Colby. Burial was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Colby. Reverend Kenneth A. Dix presided. Lorraine’s grandchildren served as pallbearers.

Visitation was from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Marina Funeral Home, Abbotsford and Wednesday from 9:30 until time of services at the church.

Lorraine Rose Wolk was born September 4th, 1926, in Colby, the daughter of Emil and Hertha (Sachse) Wolk.

Lorraine and Aloysius "Al" Beyerl were married June 4th, 1947, at St. Mary’s Catholic, Church in Colby. Al died November 19th, 1975. Lorraine, Al and the Beyerl family farmed in the Town of Colby.

She was employed as a cook at Medo Farms Restaurant in Abbotsford, Wis. Lorraine also worked at Montgomery Wards Store, DHIA in Colby and also served as a CNA at the Colonial Center in Colby.

Lorraine was an active member of the community serving with the Colby Lioness Club, Rural Arts Museum Historical Society, the Colby Library Board, 4th Ward Alderperson, a long time member of the Sandhill Homemakers and a 4-H leader. She was a member of First United Church of Christ and the Women’s Guild as well as many other volunteer positions.

She will be dearly missed by her family, her children, Alice (Bruce) Sturzl, Laona, Sandy Beyerl, Marion, Grace (Ken) Wiitala, Auburndale, Edward (Linda) Beyerl, Medford, Ken (Chris) Beyerl, Clara City, MN and Steve (Megan) Beyerl, Richfield, MN; twelve grandchildren, David (Angie) Beyerl, Brian (Randi) Beyerl, Tina (friend Dean Tautges), Jesse (Stacy) Beyerl, Tonya (Tom) Dommer, Alyssa Wiitala, Rosita Beyerl, Aaron Beyerl, Jason (Janet Fischer) Beyerl, Ronda (John) Czerwonka, Brittany Wiitala, Nate Beyerl, five step grandchildren, Bruce Sturzl Jr., Dan (Peg) Sturzl, Scott Struzl, Ann Sturzl, Tim (Donna) Sturzl; eight great-grandchildren; and six step great-grandchildren and one sister, Joanne (Emery) Rahm, Colby.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Al, one son David; one grandson, Dominic, a step grandson, Todd Sturzl and one brother Robert.

Memorials may be given in Lorraine’s name and the family will designate them at a later date.

Maurina-Community Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Paid Obituary 10-67770



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