Lorraine Marlyn Krieser, 92, of Fort Atkinson, died August 12, 2018, at Reena Assisted Living Facility.

Lorraine was born on July 27, 1926, in Fort Atkinson to Loyal and Malinda (Buchholtz) Kump. She attended St. Paul’s Lutheran School and graduated from the Fort Atkinson High School in 1944.

On August 18, 1945, she married the love of her life Louis Krieser in Fort Atkinson. Louis passed away August 28, 2011.

She was a dedicated member of the American Legion Auxiliary. In August of 2017, she was awarded a distinguished award of 65 years of membership.

Lorraine was a stay at home mother to raise five daughters. She spent many hours crocheting making things for her family and friends. The crocheted hangers she made were a big hit with everyone. She was on a Lutheran bowling league for many years. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting with Louie and her family.

Lorraine was strong in her faith and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson.

Surviving are her five daughters, Connie (Doug) Zimmerman of Whitewater, Sherry (James) Rodgers of Mukwonago, Colleen Brahmstadt of Fort Atkinson, Debra (Gary) Zebell of Fort Atkinson, and Wendy (Michael) Taylor of Fort Atkinson; 12 grandchildren, Deanna (Dennis) Karbowski, Leslie (Bev) Zimmerman, David (Jamie) Rodgers, Rebecca (Noel) Schrotenboer, Steven (Jackie) Brahmstadt, Mark (Kalli) Brahmstadt, Kevin Brahmstadt, Vicki (Brian) Aarstad, Pamela Hansen, Timothy (Jodi) Zebell, Jamie (Jacob) Stedman, and Chad Belzer; 29 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a sister Verna (Arnold) Schlegel of Waukegan, Illinois and a sister Carrie (William) Viola of Mukwonago.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Louis; her brother Mervin Kump; a grandson Brad Zimmerman; and a son-in-law George Brahmstadt.

The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, August 16, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson, with burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Atkinson.

Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

The Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.

She will be greatly missed by her family who loved her dearly. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Rainbow Hospice and Reena Assisted Living for all the care they provided to Lorraine and her family.

If desired memorials may be given to Rainbow Hospice Center, 1225 Remmel Drive, Johnson Creek, Wisconsin 53038 or to Bethany Lutheran Church, 404 Roosevelt Street, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin 53538.

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