The Free Press, Mankato, MN


May 13, 2013

Lorraine E. Meyer

—   Funeral services for Lorraine E. Meyer of New Richland, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the First Congregational Church in New Richland, MN. Pastor Pamela Jensen will officiate. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 4 until 7 PM at the Friedrich Funeral Home in New Richland, MN. Interment will be in St Peter Lutheran Cemetery, New Richland.

  Lorraine was born December 14, 1937 in Albert Lea, MN, the daughter of John and Elsie (Boettger) Dusza. She was a graduate of New Richland High School. On February 23, 1957 she was united in marriage to Robert Meyer at the First Congregational Church in New Richland. Lorraine was a New Richland resident all of her life. She had been employed by Land-O-Lakes, Hudson Foods and retired from Schweigert Foods as a switchboard receptionist. Before her marriage she had worked as a waitress in New Richland and at the Wilson Co. in Albert Lea.

  Lorraine was a very active member of the First Congregational Church teaching Sunday school and involved in the Womens Fellowship. She enjoyed volunteering her time with the New Richland Food Shelf, Daffodil Days with the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life and the United Fund Board. Lorraine loved to be with friends and family, helping others and working in her flower garden.

  Lorraine is survived by her husband Robert of New Richland, MN, children Randy (Gail) Meyer of Edina, MN, Kris (Loren) Schlaak of New Richland, MN, Mike (Barbel) Meyer of New Richland, MN, Steven (Tanya) Meyer of Wells, MN. Traci (Chris) Prindle of Rochester, MN. Grandchildren include Jeff Saude, Michelle Meyer, Tre Meyer, Kelsey Meyer, Destinee Meyer, Shyann Meyer, Jesse Meyer, Wyatt Meyer, Alex Prindle and Kyle Prindle. There is one great granddaughter Aria Meyer. Also surviving is one uncle Charlie Boettger of Kasson, MN, brother in law Don Bartness of New Richland, MN, sisters in law Marilyn Meyer of New Richland, MN, LaVonne Meyer of New Richland, MN, Jean Bartness of Florida and Mary Thorson of Medford, MN.

  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Kenneth Dusza.


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