Obituary of Lorraine Violet Hill
Lorraine Vilolet Hill, 95, of Esko, passed away on October 28, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth, MN. Lorraine was born to Nels and Johanna Olson on March 21, 1928 in Oulu, WI. She graduated from Superior High School in 1946. She met Edward Hill over a pickle barrel while working at Ed’s Bakery in Superior. They were married February 4, 1950, and Lorraine then stayed home to raise their children.
Lorraine was a Sunday School teacher, part of Ruth Circle, and chaired many different groups at St. Matthews for 30 plus years. What she loved the most was gardening. There are numerous Grand Champion Ribbons from the Esko Fair which she won. Many will miss the flowers she provided for the church functions.
She was preceded by her husband; parents; three angel siblings; siblings, Vida, Carl, Henry, Nellie, Millie, Siggie, Albin, and Conrad.
Lorraine will be missed by her children, Rebecca (William) Gaede, Debora Hill, and Steven Hill; sister, Olive Kronberg; grandchildren, John (Cassie) Gaede, Jeff Gaede, Anna (Joe) Burkett, Matt (Jordyn) Hill, and Mike Hill; greatgrandchildren, Jenna Gaede, Jack, Paul and Macy Gaede, Grayson and Ezra Burkett, Olive, Theo and Conrad Hill.
Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until the service begins at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2023, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 4 Elizabeth Ave, Esko, MN. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial at St. Matthew’s Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Lorraine Hill, please visit our Tree Store
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