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Lorraine Affolter 05/11/2013

Lorraine Rose Affolter age 88 of Baldwin died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Baldwin Area Medical Center.  She was born the daughter of Edwin and Lillian (Kochsiek) Triebold on June 11, 1924 in Woodbury, MN.  On August 12, 1946, Lorraine married Emil Affolter at Dayton Bluff in St. Paul, MN.  She raised her family on their farm on County Road N.  Lorraine enjoyed raising chickens, gardening, picnics and fishing.  She was very good at canning, sewing and embroidery.  Lorraine was always the first to greet new neighbors and people in the area.  She is survived by her children, Judy (Jerry) Carr, Jeannie (Dan) Van Beek, Gary (Sonya) Affolter, Dale (Debra) Affolter; 11 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 4 great great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Emil; son, Danny; granddaughter, Tanya; brothers, Leonard, Glen, Robert and Richard.  A memorial service was held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:00 am at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Woodville.  Visitation was also Wednesday from 10-11 am at the church.  Interment was in the German Settlement Cemetery in rural St. Croix County.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Baldwin.

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