LORRAINE H. MAKINENLorraine H. Makinen, 86 of Balsam Township, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
Lorraine H. Makinen, 86 of Balsam Township, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in the Evergreen Terrace, Grand Rapids.
Born on Sept. 14, 1927 in Chisholm, Minn., she was the daughter of Setti and Fannie (Wirtanen) Luoma.
She was a member of the Balsam Bible Chapel, she was the clerk for Balsam Township for many years, and she was a Texas snowbird for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Emil, and her parents.
Survivors include her children, Emil Makinen of Deer River, Minn., Sheila (Andy) Berry of Phoenix, Ariz., Roger Makinen of Grand Rapids, Minn., Danny Makinen of Balsam Township, Minn., and Tom (Dianne) Makinen of Grand Rapids, Minn.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bobby Luoma of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Roy Luoma of Chicago, Ill.; and one sister, Mildred (Vince) Patti of Phoenix, Ariz.
SERVICES: will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. To leave an online condolence, visit our website at www.petersonfuneralchapelofcoleraine.com