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Lorraine Nyhagen

March 6, 1918 — August 30, 2012

Obituary for Lorraine A. Nyhagen (Hoefert)

Lorraine A. Nyhagen, age 94, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Knapp Haven Nursing Home in Chetek. She was born March 6, 1918 in New Auburn to Louis & Mabel (Skaw) Hoefert. She married Clifford Nyhagen on March 2, 1938 in New Auburn. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Chetek and a former member of the Sons of Norway. She enjoyed knitting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lorraine is survived by two sons: Allen (Linda) Nyhagen of New Auburn and Terry (Vicki) Nyhagen of Brimson MN; three daughters: Cherie Pooler of Oshkosh WI, Cynthia (John) Bitney of New Auburn and Judith (Eugene) Gravunder of Pine River WI; two sisters: Lucille Lueck of Bloomer and Betty Steenberg of Chicago; one brother: Donald Hoefert; one half-sister: Kay (Terry) Bitney; 21 grandchildren numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Clifford; one son: Dale Nyhagen; one brother: Virgil “Bud” Hoefert; one son-in-law: David Pooler.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Christ Lutheran Church in Chetek. Interment will be in the New Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 Tuesday at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer and one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.

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