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Dorothy Lorraine - June 29, 2012


Hastings resident, Dorothy M. Lorraine, 82, passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, at BryanLGH Medical Center East in Lincoln.
Dorothy was born May 8, 1930, to Thomas H. Detlefs and Emma (Hubert) Detlefs south of Minden.
She graduated from Upland Public School in 1947. She attended Kearney State Teachers College for two years.
Dorothy and Gale Lorraine were married in 1949 at Zion Lutheran Church in Upland.
She completed her four year college degree in 1968 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She taught a total of 23 years in Omaha, Bennington and ESU 9 at Hastings.
The family was members of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Omaha where she taught Sunday School, served as Bible School superintendent and sang in the choir.
She was a leader for Junior Campfire Girls in Omaha.
When the family moved to Bennington, she served as Bible School superintendent for St. John’s Lutheran Church.
As a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, she served LCW several years and was group leader.
She was a board member for YWCA and sang with the Choralettes. She was a member of Hastings China Belles. She was also a member and served in several offices for Chapter FH – P.E.O.
Survivors include her husband, Gale Lorraine of Hastings; daughters and son-in-law, Lynnor “Nora” G. Lorraine and Cherlyn Lorraine-Bieber and Gregg A. Bieber, all of Lincoln; and sister, Margaret Ackerman of Minden.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial services will be July 14 at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings.
Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Hastings.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hastings YWCA, Hastings Museum, PEO Foundation or Hastings Public Library.
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home and Cremation Center was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent @www.lbvfh.com.