Lorraine S. Huebner, 92, of Columbus, passed away on July 23rd, 2021 at the Prairie Ridge Health Center in Columbus, Wisconsin.
Lorraine was born in Philadelphia to Max and Clara (Benin) Kaizen on May 1st, 1929. Lorraine went to school in Pennsylvania, moving her senior year of High School to Oklahoma where she graduated. She then went on to the Oklahoma School of Business and Accounting where she excelled in her academics. In 1948, she became a legal secretary at a law firm and worked there until she married in 1951. In 1950 she met Russell Huebner who was attending the Oklahoma School of Meteorology in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After marriage, they moved to Columbus where Russell and Lorraine continued the family farm. While maintaining her responsibilities on the farm, she worked as a secretary to the Columbus High School from 1964 to 1994. She was active in the Wisconsin Education Secretaries Association for over 35 years where she served many roles.
Lorraine was a faithful member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. She enjoyed many hobbies including sewing, knitting, painting, cross stitching, latch hook, puzzles, and was an avid elephant collector. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren when they would come to visit her. She always was known to have mini chocolate bars at the door. Lorraine had close friends that she kept in contact with and enjoyed breakfast and lunch dates.
Lorraine is survived by her two children: Kathy (Mike) Wells of Mercer, Steve (Ann) Huebner of Columbus, her sister-in-law Shirley Johnson of Columbus, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren; also other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Russell, son Ken, two brothers Sidney and Joseph, and infant grandson.
Family graveside services will be held on Thursday, July 29th at Hillside Cemetery with Rev. Timothy Schwartz officiating. A Celebration of Life for Lorraine will be held on Thursday, July 29th from Noon until 2:00 p.m. at W1103 Hall Rd., Columbus. Everyone is welcome. We ask that you please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated.
The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the nurses at the Columbus Prairie Ridge Hospital, as well as to others who called, prayed and reached out. Your kindness will always be remembered.
The Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.