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Lorraine E. Anderson, 86

Lorraine E. Anderson, age 86, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Nazareth House in Stoughton. 

She was born on July 6, 1922, to Frank and Hulda (Johnson) Larson.  Lorraine was united in marriage to Marvin W. Anderson, and he preceded her in death in 1990.  Lorraine and Marvin lived on a dairy farm near Bay City.  She was a member of Eidsvold Lutheran Church in Esdaile, Wis., until she moved to Madison in 1991, when she became a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison. 

Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Sue (Jeff) Gaard; grandchildren, Andrew and Abigail Gaard; and a sister, Hazel Erickson.  She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one sister, Violet Nelson; and four brothers, Wilbert, Roy, Melford and Russell Larson.  A visitation was held on Friday, May 8, 2009, from 12:30-1 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue, Madison.  A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. at church on Friday with Rev. Franklin Wilson officiating.  Burial took place at 2 p.m. at Eidsvold Lutheran Cemetery in Esdaile, Wis., on Saturday, May 9, 2009.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service, 3610 Speedway Road, 608-238-3434,