THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lorraine M. Washuleski
Issue Date: August 16, 2018
Lorraine Mae (Walker) Washuleski, 89, a lifelong resident of Coleman, passed away Monday Aug. 13, 2018.
Born May 7, 1929 in Beaver, to the late Milo and Ruth (White) Walker, she married Vernon Washuleski on March 29, 1947 in Pound and they operated a dairy farm in the Coleman area for many years until retiring in 1992. She also worked at Coleman High School in the cafeteria.
She enjoyed time with her children and grandchildren, gardening, listening to music, especially WRVM radio, word search puzzles, reading, baking and going for rides. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by four children, Carol Longtine, Coleman, Lynn Washuleski Sr. (friend, Pam), Shawano, Mrs. Karen and Tim Hartfield, Marinette and Debbie Rymer, Coleman; 11 grandchildren and their spouses; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon; a son George; a daughter, Diane; a grandson, Brock; a brother, Leroy and a sister, Audrey.
Friends may call at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, 235 East Main Street, Coleman on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Pastor Mark Kostreva will officiate with burial in First Baptist Cemetery in Pound.