In Memory of Lorraine Livingston
Lorraine Livingston, age 91, of Rice Lake, WI passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake, WI.
She was born on September 11, 1931 to Frank and Elizabeth (Vesely) Paulus in Prebram, WI.
Lorraine graduated from 8th grade and moved to the town of Rice Lake, WI at the age of 13. Lorraine was married to Donald Livingston on June 9, 1951. During Lorraine’s 50 years with Donald, she took great enjoyment in her church, polka dancing, family and gardening. Lorraine was well known for being able to throw a meal together for friends and family on a moment's notice. She graciously shared her gift of cooking and baking with all who knew her. She took great pride in her cakes, which she lovingly created for church dinners, special events and birthdays. Lorraine was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake.
She is survived by her 3 children, Tom (Margie) Livingston of Rice Lake, WI, Mike Livingston of Rice Lake, WI, Michelle (George) Shand of Palm Harbor, FL; 5 grandchildren: David (Sara) Livingston, Joshua (Amy) Livingston, Heidi (Joe) Fyten, Ian Shand, Patrick Shand; 8 great grandchildren: Amanda (Dean) McLennan, Auston, Alyssa, McKenzie, James, Madelaine, Isabella, Emma; 1 great-great grandchild: Grace; many nieces, nephews; and her beloved dog, Patches.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Livingston; her parents, Frank and Elizabeth Paulus; 9 sisters, Beatrice, Mary, Cecilia, Martha, Emma, Helen, Georgia, Irene and Rita; 4 brothers, Adolph, Frank, Joseph and Edward.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM Friday, October 7, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake, WI, Fr. Ed Anderson officiating, with interment in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Rice Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Church on Friday.
Appleyard’s Home for Funerals in Rice Lake is assisting the family with the arrangements.