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Lorraine Gail

November 4, 1929 — June 20, 2024

Wheaton, MN

Lorraine Gail

Lorraine Gail, age 94, of Wheaton, Minnesota passed away Thursday, June 20, 2024 at Sanford Wheaton Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton, Minnesota with Rev. Cheryl Berg officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, rural Wheaton.

Lorraine was born November 4, 1929 in Wheaton, Minnesota to Fred and Myrtle (Ax) Larson. Lorraine was baptized at her home and confirmed in Mission Covenant Church in Wheaton. She became a lifelong member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Lorraine graduated from Wheaton High School in 1947.

On September 2, 1947 Lorraine married her high school sweetheart, Alton Gail. Their marriage was blessed with seven children. Lorraine leaves behind an enduring legacy. Her sons, daughters and their families received rich blessings with her unwavering faith and genuine care.

Lorraine was a woman of character, even in the toughest circumstances when she faced life’s challenges, her beauty went deeper than the surface. She had the beauty of the fruits of the Spirit: (Galatians 5:22-23) love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

God had a plan for Lorraine as for all of us to fulfill all the purposes for which she was created.

Lorraine is survived by her children: Sandra Conroy of Dumont, MN; Michael (Jean) Gail of Wheaton, MN; Rick (Ann) Gail of Madison, MN; Dennis (Sandy) Gail of Big Lake, MN; Scott (Lisa) Gail of Fargo, ND; Lori (Brian) Draxten of Fergus Falls, MN; and Leann (Rick) Sando of Rosholt, SD; 25 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Barbara Gail of Fergus Falls, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Alton Gail; parents Fred and Myrtle Larson; brother Dayton Larson; sisters: Beverly Lichtsinn and Nira Flaten; brothers-in-law: Gene Flaten; Merton Lichtsinn; and Roman Gail; son-in-law James Conroy; and grandson Steven Conroy.

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Visitation

Saturday, June 29, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wheaton)

605 10th Street North, Wheaton, MN 56296

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wheaton)

605 10th Street North, Wheaton, MN 56296

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