Lorraine C. Brown, age 89, of Vermillion, passed away on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Sanford Medical Center, Sioux Falls. Memorial Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion, with Rev. John Fischer officiating. Burial of her cremated remains will be in the BluffView Cemetery. Visitation was 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion, SD, with a 7 p.m. Rosary and Scripture service. Visitation will resume one hour prior to service at the church. The Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and Crematory, Yankton, is assisting with service details.
Lorraine was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Kimball, to John and Helen (Mashek) Kubik. She married Densel Brown on March 3, 1944, in Elk Point, to this union, eight children were born. Lorraine was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary and Rebekah Order of Oddfellows. She had a deep faith and was a lifetime member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church. During her career, she was a Dietary Supervisor at the St. Agnes School and Dakota Hospital.
Lorraine enjoyed fishing and camping in the Black Hills. Her hobbies included bird watching, playing bingo, gardening, and cooking. She was full of love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be remembered by many for the delicious cinnamon rolls she baked for her lunchroom crowd. Her dry sense of humor will be missed by all.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Marilyn Jensen of Beresford, Danny (Linda) Brown of Volin, Marie Ouellette of Vermillion, Douglas (Mildred) Brown of Vermillion, Donald (Diane) Brown of Vermillion, Marjorie Kjose of Vermillion, Linda (Mike) Holmes of Elk Point, Richard (Deb) Brown of Vermillion; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Dominiack of Oacoma; brother, Raymond Kubik of Corpus Christi, TX; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by husband, Densel Brown; sons-in-law, Edward Jensen and Richard Ouellette.