May 14, 1935 - March 5, 2015


Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 9, 2015 at Kimball Church of Christ in Kimball, MN for Lorraine “Rainy” Bueckers, age 79, who died peacefully at her daughter’s home on Thursday. Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Parish Cemetery in Richmond.

Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m., Monday at the church. Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring.

Lorraine was born in St. Martin to Frank and Clara (Heying) Mehr. She married LeRoy Bueckers in November of 1953 in St. Martin Catholic Church. Lorraine was a professional sewer for many businesses and eventually retired from Stearns Manufacturing. She loved flowers, puzzling, calling BINGO, bird watching and visiting with friends at the Assumption Campus. She was a member of Kimball Church of Christ.

Survivors include her daughters, Linda (Joe) Taylor, Shirley (Art) Bowles, Becky (Eric) Freeman, and Clara Bantz; siblings, Caroline (Linus) Heinen, Melvin (Cathy) Mehr, Sue (Denny) Wurm; sister-in-law, Louise Mehr; grandchildren, Amy, Jason, Lori, Jessica, Samantha, Nicole, AJ and Bert.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy (1988); siblings, Bernelda Gertken and Cyril Mehr; great granddaughter, Ophelia Jahnke.