Lorraine Ravnes, age 83, of Isanti died July 29, 2015 at her home, Shady Oaks. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 1st at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.
Lorraine Thelma Ravnes was born November 15, 1931 in Bethel to Harold and Thelma (Howe) Jones. She was raised in Bethel and graduated from St. Francis High School, Class of 1949. Lorraine married George Ravnes on October 22, 1949 and they made their home in Bethel. They would be married for 65 years and 9 months. Lorraine made many quilts with all hand sewing. She also knitted and crocheted and bowled for several years. Lorraine especially loved her flowers and flower gardens.
Lorraine died peacefully on July 29, 2015 at Shady Oaks Group Home in rural Isanti at the age of 83 years. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 1 great-granddaughter. She is survived by her husband, George; 3 sons, Michael “Rip” (JoAnn), David, Daniel; 3 grandchildren, Beth, Keith, Kevin; and by many other relatives and friends.