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March 28, 1926 – Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Service Information
St. Alberts Catholic Church
Monday, December 6, 2010

Visitation Information

Lorraine Keske, age 84, formerly of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, passed away November 30, 2010 in Monticello, Minnesota.

Lorraine was born March 28, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Eugene and Marie (Wetle) Kelly and graduated from Southwest High School in Minneapolis.

Lorraine was a member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. Before moving to Albertville in 1999, she was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in East Grand Forks. She also was an active member of the Bounders Club and enjoyed traveling around the United States with her husband in their Bounder Motorhome.

Lorraine is survived by her son, Gary Keske of Manhattan, New York; daughter Debra and Bob Engebretson of Medina, Minnesota; sister, Eileen LaSalle; grandchildren, Erik and Kira Engebretson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Keske; brother, Jim Kelly; sisters, Donna Peterson, Betty Peterson and Pat Melody.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00am Monday, December 6, 2010 at St. Albert’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 9am until the time of service at the church. Casket Bearers will be: Erik Engebretson, Tom Keske, Tommy Keske, Scott LaSalle, Dennis Kelly and Kevin Peterson.

Private interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in East Grand Forks.

The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael assisted the family with arrangements.

7 Guestbook Entries

  1. Tom and Eileen Peterson

    Thoughts of deep and sincere sympathy are with you at this time.

  2. Karen Peterson Gulutz

    Dear Gary, Deb and family,
    We are very sad to hear your mom has passed. It’s hard to lose mom, even though we know she’s at peace now. Our hearts are with you.
    Love, Karen & family

  3. Sandy and Andy Tscholl

    Deb and Gary, so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Linda Leuer

    Dear Gary, Deb & family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. No matter how old they are or how old we are, it is always hard to lose a parent. Keep your wonderful memories of her in your heart. You have my deepest sympathy.

  5. Mildred

    So sorry to hear of Lorraine’s passing. She was a wonderful woman and I have many good memories of her and Don in our Bounder group. God Bless you and give you strength as you cope with your loss.

  6. Carla (Anderson) Nonnenberg

    Deb, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My mom just called me to let me know about her passing. It must have been great for her to be able to be so close to her daughter and grandchildren these past few years and great for all of you as well. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I will call you when things settle down a bit.

  7. Thomas and Sherry Anderson

    Deb and Gary,
    I enjoyed christmas cards from your mother every year. We had just received one from her this last week. I am so sorry to hear that she had passed. Our sympathy and prayers are with you and your family for peace and healing. Anything we can do–please ask.
    Tom, Sherry and Family


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