Lorraine A. Laine


Lorraine A. Laine, age 84, of Saginaw, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022, at Diamond Willow in Cloquet. She was born February 15, 1938, in Cloquet, the daughter of Maurice and Hilda (Bjork) Tromblay. Lorraine graduated from Brookston High School where she was valedictorian. She was united in marriage to Arnold Laine on June 2, 1956. Lorraine loved cooking and cooked at the Albrook High School for many years, for the DNR, Meals on Wheels, and at the Finlandia Club. She also worked at a home care aide for Senior Friends. Lorraine was very involved with the VFW Auxiliary and served as president; the Cooties; and was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Munger and the Ladies Aid.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold; one son, Mark Laine; grandchildren, Eric and Connor; siblings, Richard Tromblay, Shirley Elfving, Marion Johnson, and Margaret Tromblay. She is survived by her children, John (Jackie) Laine, Brett Laine, Jill (Rick) Brown; grandchildren, Courtney, Brittani, Meghan, Colton, Collin, and Calum; great-grandchildren, Mason, Parker, Maddox, Hudson, and Ben; one sister, Helen Bong; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Hope Lutheran Church in Munger, followed with a luncheon in the church social hall. Inurnment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Saginaw. Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet.

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