Surrounded by her loving family, Lorraine D. McDaniel, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at Wheaton Franciscan–All Saints Medical Center. Lorraine was born in Wrightstown, WI, November 21, 1926, daughter of the late William and Catherine (Nee: Van Dyke) Gerrits.
Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-one years, Patrick; her children, Maureen McDaniel of St. Paul, MN, Michael (Laurie) McDaniel of Downers Grove, IL, Kathleen (Duane) Wesenberg of Germantown, Sharon McDaniel of Racine; her grandchildren, Christopher McDaniel, Riley McDaniel, Mason Wesenberg, Hilary Wesenberg, Evan Wesenberg; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Patricia Marie.
Private funeral services were held. Memorials to St. Rita Catholic Church have been suggested.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888