Lorraine M. Meuser
April 28, 1917 – May 30, 2018
Lorraine "Lorrie" "Dolly" M. Meuser, 101, of Union passed away May 30, 2018 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Crystal Lake. She was born April 28, 1917 in Woodstock to Obid Abner and Maybell (Blazier) Rea. On February 18, 1940 she married Robert C. Meuser. Lorraine enjoyed writing poetry, reading Danielle Steel novels, and sewing. She loved to spend time outdoors and working in her garden. Her church was an important part of her life and she enjoyed time spent with the "Lunch Bunch." Her vacations with her husband to Arkansas and California created many fond memories. Lorraine also enjoyed the companionship of her Boston Terriers, Poodles, and parrot. She is survived by her children, Robert (Jean) Meuser and Lynne (Jake) Sensor; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a great-grandson; a sister and a brother. There will be a visitation from 10:30 to the 11am Memorial Service on Friday, June 8 at St. John's United Church of Christ, 17824 Jefferson St, Union. Memorial donations may be made to Fair Oaks Nursing Home or to St. John's United Church of Christ. Online condolences may be made at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.
- Robert (Jean) Meuser, Son
- Lynne (Jake) Sensor, Daughter
- Robert Meuser, Husband
- Obid Abner Rea, Father
- Maybell (Blazier) Rea, Mother
Lorraine is also survived by five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lorraine was preceded in death by a great-grandson; a sister and a brother.
Fair Oaks Nursing Home
471 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
St. John's United Church of Christ
17824 Jefferson St., Union , Illinois 60180
- Memorial Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
- Memorial Service Friday, June 8, 2018
Lorraine M. Meuser
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June 3, 2018
As I recall, your Mom always seemed to have a cookie or two for you and me after a hard afternoon of playing in the neighborhood... And there were many many nights when my Mom and I would come to your house on Monday nights to watch ARTHUR GODFREY'S TALENT SCOUTS, and Godfrey's Wedneday night variety program too. You house, at the time, had one of the few TV sets in the town - outside of the bars..
June 2, 2018
Thank you for bringing your precious mother to our Free Verse Poetry Group. She was precious and light hearted. She came to hear poetry and be with you, I'm sure, but she blessed the rest of us by laughing in the right places, smiling, having kind words.
Sometimes our lives touch others for a brief time and infrequently, but they leave an imprint on us. Your mother was like that.
Prayers as you grieve the loss of your dear mother,