September 21, 1921 – Monday, November 21, 2011
St. Francis Catholic Church
Saturday November 26, 2011
Peterson Chapel Buffalo
Friday November 25, 2011
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Lauretta M. Lepinski age 90 years of Buffalo died Monday, November 21, 2011 at Buffalo Hospital.
She was born in Chatham Township on September 14, 1921 the daughter of James D. and Mary (Paumen) Moore.
Lauretta attended teacher’s training before becoming a teacher for Country School from 1940 until 1946.
On January 3, 1944 Lauretta was joined in holy marriage to Benedict C. Lepinski at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo. The Reverend Joseph Heinz presided. God blessed their marriage with seven children. Benedict C. “Ben” Lepinski passed away on November 21, 1995.
Lauretta was a faithful member of the Church of St. Francis where she volunteered at the school, delivered meals on wheels, and was an active member of the Rosary Society and the Catholic Order of Forresters. She was a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was also an election judge for 60 years. She enjoyed playing cards, especially 500, walking and bowling on a league.
Lauretta is preceded in death by her parents, husband Benedict of 51 years, brothers; Russ, Orville, George and grandson Patrick Randel.
Lauretta is survived by her daughter Margaret (David) Randel of Buffalo, son Mike (Lorrie) Lepinski of Buffalo, son Jim (Pam) Lepinski of Effie, daughter Judy (Brian) Loberg of Buffalo,son Joe (Renee) Lepinski of Buffalo, son Johnny (Janice) Lepinski of Buffalo, daughter Mary (Brian) Benson of New London, grandchildren; Chelsey Lepinski, Jake Lepinski, Becky (Jack) Youngberg, Cassie (Ryan) Gregory, Jed (Jarilyn) Loberg, Neil Loberg, Miranda, Samantha and Ben Lepinski, Anna and Louis Benson, Matthew and Zachary Stamey, Jason (Shelly) Jordan, great-grandchildren; William and Mason Youngberg, Lauren, Katelyn and Nolan Gregory, Jayla Loberg, Mattie, Ava and Wyatt Stamey, Brenden and Spencer Jordan and great-great-grandson Wyatt Jordan, sisters Marilyn (Mel) Eggersgluss, Kathleen Ratican, brothers Marvin (Sally) Moore, Edward Moore, Dennis (Ronniebeth) Moore.
Funeral Mass for Lauretta Lepinski will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo. Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Interment will be at St. Charles Cemetery in Maple Lake.
The family is being served by the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.