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Lorayne M. Steinleitner
Lorayne M. Steinleitner, 82, of Waverly died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at her home with family at her side.
Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 19, at Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Maple Lake with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Palmer officiating. Burial was Monday, Oct. 21, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Assembly Area 6.
She is survived by her children and their spouses Steven and Nancy of Annandale, Suzan and Gordon Lyrek of Watkins, Sandra and Ziggi Christie of Waverly and Scott of Waverly; brothers Howard and Renate Bibeau of Manassas, Va., Bob and Barbara Bibeau of Nashwauk, Jack Bibeau of Nashwauk and Don Bibeau of Deer River; grandchildren David, Lisa, Amy, Brian, Beth and Lynn; great-grandchildren Amaya, Danielle, Tyler, Carter, Sam, Bryce, Megan, Ella, Brody and Brielle; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Charles Bibeau; mother Lempi Wachsman; step-father William Wachsman; husband Wally Steinleitner; and brother Herbert Bibeau.
Lorayne Mary Steinleitner was born Dec. 21, 1930, in Balsam Township, near Bovey, to Charles and Lempi (Beckman) Bibeau. On June 25, 1955, she was united in marriage to Wallace Henry Steinleitner in Minneapolis. Over the years, Lorayne worked for Bell Telephone Company, Pearson Candy Company, at a plastic molding company, at an Alaskan newspaper, at Deer Lake Apple Orchard, H&R Block and she did housekeeping. She was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, White Earth Indian Tribe, the Montrose VFW Auxiliary, Wright County Home Extension Group and a member of many card clubs. Lorayne volunteered as a 4H leader, at the Wright County Historical Society, Wright County Jail and at the Buffalo Food Coop. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing cards, water skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, fishing, going to church group and picking blueberries.
Pallbearers will be David Lyrek, Lisa Bizzell, Amy Buccek, Brian Lyrek, Beth Steinleitner and Lynn Lyrek.
Music: Myrna Jude, David Schmidt, Amaya Lyrek and Danielle Lyrek.
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