Lorraine M. Quarnstrom

Lorraine Marie Quarnstrom age 90, died on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Preceded in death by her husband Willis; parents, Albin and Alta Carlson. Survived by daughters Sherry and Robin, brothers Larry (Joan), Harold (Betty) Carlson; grandchildren Anthony Hector, Julius and Isabella Quarnstrom.  

Lorraine was enjoying everyday life and working a puzzle up until the Lord took her. 

Lorraine, born Jan. 27, 1929, grew up in St. Paul, Midway and was a member of Simpson Memorial Church. She graduated from Wilson High School and Minneapolis School of Art and Design. Lorraine married Willis in 1956, a Navy veteran of WWII. The family lived in Shoreview where her two daughters were born. The family moved to Forest Lake in 1972. Lorraine enjoyed designing patterns and clothes, and doing freelance work for numerous interesting companies. 

Willis died in 1999, so she moved to Mounds View to be near her mom and the rest of her family. Lorraine has always been active in her church. She loved to garden, bird watch, create things in fabric, cook and spend time with her family. 

Lorraine will be greatly missed by her numerous friends and family for her kind wisdom and thoughtful ways. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church, 2848 County Road H2, Mounds View, MN 55112, on July 18 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour before. Internment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery to follow at 1:45 p.m.

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