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Lorraine Mary (Doerfer) Steele

February 17, 1931 ~ June 5, 2021 (age 90)


Verona - Lorraine M. Steele, age 90, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg. She was born in Madison, WI, on Feb. 17, 1931, the daughter of Walter and Mary (Walker) Doerfer. Lorraine married Buckley Steele on Sept. 20, 1947.

Lorraine is survived by their five children, James (Wendy) Steele, Mary (Dan) Michaels, Sandra Shunk (Mike Boren), Theresa (Dan) Pope and Julie (Tim) Forseth; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; her sister, Betty Arians; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Buckley Steele; her brother, Donald Doerfer; her sister, Dorothy Dreger; and her parents. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at ST. ANDREW CATHOLIC CHURCH, 301 N Main St, Verona, with Fr. Robert Butz presiding. A visitation will take place from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery. A luncheon will follow the burial at St. Andrew Catholic Church. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com. 

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 

Verona Chapel 

220 Enterprise Drive 


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June 10, 2021

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
301 N. Main St.
Verona, WI 53593

Mass of Christian Burial
June 10, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church (Verona)

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