Lorraine Bergstrom, 93

Lorraine Bergstrom, a resident of Little Falls, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. at the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. at the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls.

Regina “Lorraine” (Zak) Bergstrom was born Sept. 10, 1918, in Little Falls to John and Nettie Zak. As a young child she lived in Little Falls, later moving to St. Cloud with her family where she attended and graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School. Lorraine was united in marriage to Oscar Bergstrom in October of 1938 in South Dakota. The couple lived in Little Falls. Lorraine and Oscar were married just short of 70 years with his passing Sept. 8, 2008. Lorraine worked at home as a homemaker raising her children. The couple enjoyed spending time at their lake home on Lake Alexander for over 40 years. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, playing cards and bird watching. She had a quick wit about her, a great sense of humor and always had a kind word for everyone.

Lorraine is survived by her sons, Robert (Sandie) Bergstrom of Apple Valley, Gary (Gayle) Bergstrom of Temple, Texas and Lee (Susan) Bergstrom of Brainerd; son-in-law, Robert Ahlgren of Fairmont; sister, Gloria (Bob) Bunzel of Milwaukee, Wis.; brother-in-law, Leonard (Marge) Bergstrom of Phoenix, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar; daughter, Judy Ahlgren and parents, John and Nettie Zak.

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home