Lorraine PeppleLorraine Pepple, 91, Jamestown, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at Elim Care Center, Fargo, N.D. Lorraine Gladys Wentz was born March 16, 1919, at Spokane, Wash., the daughter of Christ and Amelia (Froehlich) Wentz.
Lorraine Pepple, 91, Jamestown, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at Elim Care Center, Fargo, N.D.
Lorraine Gladys Wentz was born March 16, 1919, at Spokane, Wash., the daughter of Christ and Amelia (Froehlich) Wentz. She moved with her parents to McClusky, N.D., where she attended the local country school, received her elementary education and grew up. She married LeRoy Marchant on Oct. 24, 1938, at McClusky. They lived on a farm northwest of Wing, N.D., where they farmed for many years. He died in 1950. She then moved into Wing. She married Andrew Pepple on July 6, 1957, at Wing. They lived in Jamestown where she worked at the North Dakota State Hospital as a nurse’s aide. He died in 1985. She entered Hi-Acres Manor and later entered the Carrington (N.D.) Care Center. In 2007 she moved to the Elim Care Center, Fargo. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Jamestown.
She is survived by two daughters, Joanne (Craig) Potter and Marlys (Don) Maas; a son, Perry Marchant; a half sister, Mavis Houghton; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands and parents.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, with the Rev. Randy Jaspers officiating.
Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
Online guestbook: www.hautfuneralhome.
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