THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lorraine B. Shepherd
Issue Date: October 10, 2019
Lorraine B. Shepherd, 90, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at Rennes Health Care Center-East in Peshtigo.
Born March 8, 1929, to the late Jerry and Eleanor (Lynch) LaPlant in Marinette, she married Kenneth Shepherd on Sept. 9, 1950 at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Walsh. She worked at Fish Net and Twine, Boreal Glove Factory and Saranac Glove Company.
She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, bingo and casino trips, but especially loved time with family, especially when the kids came over.
Survivors include two sons, Robert (Helen) Shepherd and Dennis (special friend, Kathy Peterson) Shepherd, both of Marinette; two daughters, Betty (William) Krause of Green Bay and Donna (Steve) Wellner of Menominee; two sisters, Gloria Henry and Arlene Eggner; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents and husband, Kenneth, she was preceded in death by four sisters.
Visitation will be held at Thielen Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 11 from 2 p.m. until time of a funeral service at 4 p.m. Rev. Brian Gerber will officiate with burial in Glenwood Memorial Gardens.