Obit: Bakke, Lorraine M. (1918 - 2009)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Bakke, Dorval, Hamm, Mathews, Melin, Stillman, Turvey, Wrede


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, December 31, 2009, online edition


Bakke, Lorriane M. (Turvey) (January 3, 1918 - December 21, 2009)


Lorraine M. Bakke, 91, Medford, died Monday, Dec. 21 at Memorial Nursing Home in Medford, where she had resided the past six months.


A memorial service will be scheduled in the spring of 2010. Her cremated remains will be interred at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II at a later date.


The former Lorraine Turvey was born January 3, 1918 in the Town of Medford to the late Dan and Ida (Hamm) Turvey. She attended Medford area schools.


On June 26, 1934 in Hinsdale, Ill., she married Alvin O. Bakke, who preceded her in death on July 22, 2000. They farmed in the Town of Medford until 1960 when they moved to the city of Medford. For most of her life she worked as a housewife and mother.


She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Medford.


Survivors include two daughters, Marvel Jean (Everett) Stillman of Chico, Calif., and La Verne Wrede of Bismarck, N.D.; three grandsons, Bill (Vicki) Dorval of California, Carson (Luba) Dorval of Alaska and Brian (Renita) Wrede of Bismarck; and four great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Melin, Irene Mathews and Lillie Turvey in infancy.


Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.


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