May 15, 1924 - August 23, 2015
Lorraine Delores Grutt age 91, of Menomonie, WI passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at The Neighbors of Dunn County. She was born May 15, 1924 in Albany Township, Pepin County, WI to Arnold E. Olson and Eleanor B. (Kothbauer) Olson. She grew up in the Urne, WI area. The family moved to Menomonie, WI when Lorraine was in high school. She graduated from Menomonie High School in 1942. Lorraine married Robert O. Larsen on October 28, 1944 at the Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church, rural Menomonie. Together they farmed southeast of Menomonie. Robert passed away February 29, 1972. She married Merlin W. Grutt on May 19, 1973 at Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church. They farmed a few miles east of Menomonie. Lorraine is survived by her husband, Merlin of Menomonie; two daughters, Beverly (Daniel) Buss and Joan (DeWayne) Behling of Menomonie; two sons, John (Margie) Larsen of Eau Claire and Rodney (Cindy) Larsen of Elk Mound; daughter-in-law, Georgia Larsen of Menomonie; two stepdaughters, Patricia Emerson of Poplarville, MS, Nancy (Tryn) Suckow of Menomonie; sister Sharon (Roger) Owen of Durand; she is also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Arnold and Eleanor Olson; her first husband Robert O. Larsen; brothers Clinton L. Olson, Merlin A. Olson, Clinton D. Olson, and Russell D. Olson; a son Steven L. Larsen and stepson-in-law James Emerson. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, WI, with a visitation one hour before the service. Pastor Wendy Slaback officiating. Burial will be at Little Elk Creek Cemetery, Township of Dunn, Dunn County, WI.
Lorraine Delores Grutt age 91, of Menomonie, WI passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at The Neighbors of Dunn County. She was born May 15, 1924 in Albany Township, Pepin County, WI to Arnold E. Olson and Eleanor B. (Kothbauer) Olson. She grew... View Obituary & Service Information
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