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September 23, 1934 – May 23, 2024


Lorraine Pearl Smith, age 89 of Albertville and formerly a longtime resident of Bird Island passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

She was born on September 23, 1934 in Cologne the daughter of Andrew and Pearl (Filbrandt) Stender.

On October 10, 1951, Lorraine P. Stender and Donald E. Smith were joined in holy marriage in Young America, Carver County.   God blessed their marriage with four children.

Lorraine was a former school bus driver for The Bird Island Public School.

She was a big Minnesota Twins fan!   Lorraine loved all sports.    Thru the years, she drove school bus to all kinds of sporting events.   Lorraine also enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

Survived by her children: Dan (Wendy) Smith and Dorene (Ken) Weber; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Donald E. Smith, her sons Darrell & DeVern, her parents and by two sisters Marcielle Brelje and Pearl Krumm.

Funeral services Saturday, June 1st, 2024 at 12 Noon at the Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 1st one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers will be Luke Smith, Cody Smith, Melissa Formato, Scott Weber, Matt Weber, Jeanna Hackenmueller, Jake Hackenmueller and Matt Formato.

A special thank you to Triniti Hospice and to The Engel Haus.



1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Pam Sartell

    Lorraine was a wonderful woman who was like a second mom to me. I will miss her very much.


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