Lori J. Ginn (Grahn/Rich)

Lori J. Ginn (Grahn/Rich), age 61, passed away peacefully at her home on March 28th, surrounded by family following her hard-fought battle with cancer.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on April 11th from 2–4 PM at the Chapel of the Archangels, located at 839 Madison Street in Beaver Dam.

Lori Jean was born on July 15, 1959 in Beaver Dam to the late Nelson “Jim” and Theodora “Teddy” (Schaffer) Rich. She lived in Beaver Dam most of her life and was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School in 1977.  She will be remembered by many as a barber and hairstylist at various salons throughout the area and her most recent position at Higher Grounds Coffee Shop as a barista.

Lori had a love for arts and crafts, gardening, and canning. She also enjoyed coffee dates and painting nights with her friends. She was especially passionate about cooking for family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her longtime companion Daniel Nowak of Beaver Dam, her two children- Adam Grahn (Dezarae Patterson) of Weston, WI and Jessica Grahn (Nickolas Dollar) of Beaver Dam; eight grandchildren- Taylor, Treyton, Kyleigh, Mikaela, Hannah, Carsen, Ashlynn and Kendall; two brothers- Dave (Shirley) Rich of Jacksonville, FL, Tom (Jackie) Rich of Jackson, WI; nieces, nephew, other relatives and dear friends. Lori was preceded in death by her parents, her nephew Jacob Rich, and her sister Kathy Wheeler.

If desired, memorials may be made in Lori Ginn’s name to the ProHealth Cancer Center in Oconomowoc or Tricia’s Troops Cancer Connection in Delafield.