Lorraine Helen Bauer, age 76, of Storm Lake, died March 21, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Home in Newell.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. at the McCord Manor in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Lorraine Helen Peterson was born May 2, 1934 to John and Edythe (Partridge) Peterson in Storm Lake. She attended school in Truesdale and graduated high school in 1952.
On March 16, 1953 she was united in marriage to James Bauer in Jackson, Minn. This union was blessed with one child, Steven.
Lorraine was an extraordinary homemaker and had a passion for caring for others. She enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially gardening. Lorraine liked to cook and cherished the times she spent with family and friends.
Those left to cherish in her memory include her son, Steve Bauer of Omaha, Neb.; extended family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; and brother, Raymond Peterson.