Lorraine Arlene Schock, 88, died gracefully on August 26, 2009 after a brave battle with cancer.
Lorraine was born March 13, 1921 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. The Hollan family moved to North Dakota a short time later. She attended a rural Dickey County school, graduated from Kulm High School in 1939, Kulm, North Dakota and attended the Normal and Industrial College (N.I.) in Ellendale, North Dakota where she received her teaching degree. She taught in several rural schools and two years in Wishek. She married Gottlieb Schock in 1946. Her life was defined by loving devotion to her family and serving her church, Trinity Lutheran. She was a master flower gardener and had a great love of travel and music.
She will be deeply missed by her husband Gottlieb of 62 years, son Tom, daughters Joy (Rev. Laurie O’Shea), Polly (Rev. Dr. John Snider), five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, one sister Sylvia, Mrs. W.D. Stothert and extended family and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Emma Hollan, brother, “Bud” Edwin Hollan, and sister-in-law, Lois Hollan.
Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 5, 2009, with visitation at 1:00 PM, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jamestown, North Dakota with Rev. Richard Fitzer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Trinity Lutheran’s building fund, the James River Humane Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Interment will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota. Arrangements with Eddy Funeral Home in Jamestown.
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