THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lorraine M. Nelson
Issue Date: March 18, 2020
Lorraine M. (Baribeau) Nelson, 88, of Peshtigo, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at Rennes Health Care Center-West, with family at her side.
Born June 4, 1931 in Menominee, to the late Fred and Jennie (Potier) Baribeau, she graduated from Marinette High School in 1949. She married Robert Nelson on July 30, 1949 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Marinette and he preceded her in death on Feb.8, 2014. She worked for many years at Sears and Roebuck.
Survivors include two sons, Wayne (Vanessa) Nelson of Bellefontaine, Oh. and David (Barbara) Nelson of Peshtigo; two daughters, Nancy (Ken) Sallee of Oconto and Donna (Mark) Stanke of Marinette; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Francis Baribeau; a sister, Florence Beland and a son-in-law Ken O'Leary of Valders.
In addition to her parents and husband, Robert, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda O'Leary; two brothers, Fred and Joseph and a sister, Eve Baribeau.
Visitation will be held at Thielen Funeral Home on Saturday, March 21 from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral services at 3 p.m.