Sep 30, 2012
Sept. 30, 2012
Lorraine Holzer, 74, of Decatur, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Elsie Legenski; and one sister, Virginia Zarnstroff.
Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Jerry Holzer of Decatur; one son, David Holzer and his wife, Marilyn, of Denham Spring, La.; three daughters, Debra Schmidt and her husband, Jim, of Madison, Wis., Deanna Mathiak and her husband, David, of Lusaka, Zambia, and Dawn Ward and her husband, Richard, of Cleveland; three grandchildren, Jennifer Smith and her husband, Chris, Ethan Mathiak and Michael Ward; one sister, Bea Courtney of Cameron, N.C.; and her beloved dog, Kate.
Special thanks to caregivers Jane Lawson, Melessa Hall and Megan Bidwell.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lockwood Funeral home in Elkhorn, Wis., with visitation from noon to 2 p.m.. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Delavan, Wis.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bowers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Chattanooga.
Go to www.bowersfh.com to sign the guest book and offer your condolences.
Bowers Funeral Home of Decatur is in charge of arrangements.