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Lorraine W. Haake

Lorraine Wilhelmina Haake, 85, of Hoyleton, passed away at 1:04 p.m. on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia with her family by her side. 

She was born on February 3, 1936 in Hoyleton the daughter of Henry and Selma Lueking Maschhoff.  She was baptized on February 16, 1936 and confirmed on April 2, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran Church and was united in marriage on September 21, 1957 to Marvin L. Haake at Trinity Lutheran Church by Rev. P.F. Harre.  

Besides her husband of 64 years, left to mourn her passing are two daughters, Karen (Gregory) Guenther of Valley Park, Mo., and JoEllyn (David) McMillan of Omaha, Neb., a daughter-in-law, Linda Haake of Hoyleton;  two brothers, Lloyd (Lucille) Maschhoff of Swansea and Leroy (Deborah) Maschhoff of Mission Viejo, Calif., seven grandchildren, Andrea (Michael Murphy) Calland, Ryan (Emily) Haake, Allison Haake and fiance Jeremy Albers, Sabrina (Vince Frigo) Guenther Frigo, Eric (Melissa Marrero) Guenther, Sean (Rachel Jussel) McMillan and Kyle McMillan; five great grandchildren, Elyana, Savana and A.J. Calland, Miles McMillan and Valen Frigo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Neil Haake; a granddaughter, Alyssa Guenther; and a brother Robert Maschhoff.

Lorraine was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton where she was active in the LWML.  She was a member of the Washington County Home Extension.  Besides being a devoted farm wife, she was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed quilting, embroidery, baking and gardening.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton with Rev. Nathan Wollenberg officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Trinity Lutheran Church and one hour prior to services on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton, Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School, or a charity of the donors choice. 

Styninger Funeral & Cremation Chapel in Hoyleton is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at or on the funeral homes Facebook page.

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