The mass of Christian burial for Lorraine Phyllis Brill of Wadena was held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Wadena with Father Donald Wagner as celebrant. Lorraine passed away at the age of 71 years on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena.
Lorraine was born on March 7, 1941 to Vincent and Catherine (Evertz) Schwartz at their home in Leaf River Township. She graduated from Wadena High School. She was united in marriage with Robert Eugene Brill on August 12, 1961 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Wadena.
Lorraine lived most of her life in the Wadena area. She was a loving mother and homemaker. With her desire to care for others, she worked many years as a nursing assistant in nursing homes. In her spare time, she enjoyed embroidery, crocheting, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents Vincent and Catherine, and sister Marcella Kain.
She is survived by her husband Robert; sons Paul (Carole) of Vergas, MN and Dean of Las Vegas, NV; daughters Paula Rohr and Deborah (Darrin) Rohr, both of Wadena; 7 grandchildren; brothers Lloyd (Joanne) Schwartz of Wadena and Jerome (Betty) Schwartz of Fargo, ND; and sister Julie (John) Karl of Moorhead, MN.
Honorary pallbearers were the caring staff at Fair Oaks Lodge and Tri County Hospital in Wadena. Pallbearers were Benjamin Brill, Matthew Rohr, Marcus Rohr, Greg Kain, Mark Kain, Dylan Hansen, Gerald Schwartz and Tyler Schwartz.
Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Wadena.
Arrangements were with the Johnson Memorial Home in Wadena, a Schuller Family Funeral Home.