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Lorraine Catherine Werner

September 11, 1931 June 29, 2019
Lorraine Catherine Werner
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Obituary for Lorraine Catherine Werner

Lorraine Catherine (Welsh) Werner died Saturday June 29, 2019, following a brief illness.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Very Rev. Rudolph Juarez officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:30 AM to 11 AM at the Church. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Patrick Catholic Church or to Essence of Life Hospice in Amana, http://essencehospice.com, in Lorraine’s honor.

Lorraine was born September 11, 1931 in Iowa City, the daughter of William and Marie (Rogers) Welsh. She graduated from St. Patrick Catholic School and the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Iowa City. Lorraine was an RN at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. Her entire career at Mercy spanned over 40 years, where she assisted in the delivery and care of infants.

Lorraine married James Werner on December 17, 1966 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Lorraine was a lifelong member of St. Patrick Church. She was active in the Needleworkers, Red Hat Ladies, and other community service activities. Lorraine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed watching her children’s and grandchildren’s sports activities, Hawkeye basketball and Cubs baseball.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the caregivers at Briarwood and Essence of Life Hospice.

Lorraine is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, James; son, Kevin Werner and wife Sarah Kalsem; daughter, Kathleen Byler and husband Sean; grandchildren Patrick and Jackson Byler; brother, Ray (Marge) Welsh; sisters-in-law, Olivia Werner and Nancy Werner; and several nieces and nephews.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law Charles Werner.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lensingfuneral.com


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Jul

9:00 AM 7/2/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church -- Iowa City

4330 St. Patrick Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240

St. Patrick Catholic Church -- Iowa City
4330 St. Patrick Drive Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Service

Tuesday

2

Jul

11:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church -- Iowa City

4330 St. Patrick Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240

St. Patrick Catholic Church -- Iowa City
4330 St. Patrick Drive Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Cemetery- Iowa City Final Resting Place

1122 N. Dodge Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

1122 N. Dodge Street Iowa City 52245 IA
United States
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