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Lorraine Richter

December 27, 1928 ~ April 14, 2018 (age 89)

Lorraine Marie Goeden was born to Peter and Rose (Klinkner) Goeden on December 27, 1928 in Wadena, MN. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Frederick’s Catholic Church in Verndale, MN. Lorraine attended and graduated from Verndale Public School.

Lorraine was united in marriage to Edmund Richter at St. Frederick’s Catholic Church on January 8, 1948. They were blessed with seven children. Lorraine and Ed owned and operated a dairy farm in Verndale until they retired. She was a delightful and fun-loving lady who loved the Lord and her family. She enjoyed being with people. Lorraine enjoyed embroidery, singing, playing the organ, gardening, traveling and playing cards. She was active with her church circle, Christian Mothers and the VFW Auxiliary.

Lorraine entered eternal rest on April 14, 2018 surrounded by her family at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena, MN.

Survived by children: Shirley (Bob) Skon and family of Bemidji, MN; Sheila Siler, Steve (Kathy); Bruce (Karyl), Tim (Sharon), Mark (Bonnie), of Wadena and Verndale area; sister, Marcy Sharpe of Holmdel, NJ; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild; many other relatives and a host of friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Edmund; son Richard; parents, Rose and Peter Goeden; sisters: Mary Ann Hartman, Bernice Larson, Eileen Boyer, and Ione Malone.

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