Lorraine M. Wurm, Maple Lake


Lorraine M. Wurm, age 96, of Maple Lake, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 16, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. John Meyer as the Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Timothy Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday, both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Lorraine Mary Wurm was born Sept. 25, 1917, in Corinna Township, Maple Lake, to Gerhard and Mary (Jansen) Cordell. She grew up and lived all her life in the Maple Lake area. On Sept. 28, 1937, Lorraine was united in marriage to Russell Wurm; he preceded her in death on June 17, 1992. Lorraine worked as a cook at St. Timothy’s Catholic School and cleaned houses. She enjoyed playing bingo, bird watching, following the Minnesota Twins, baking, cooking, gardening and dancing.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Roger and Marilyn Wurm, Lawrence and Carol Wurm, Lester and Jeannine Wurm, Clifford Wurm, Marlene Mavencamp and Mark and Jackie Wurm, all of Maple Lake; Howard and Joyce Wurm, of Albertville; and Marilyn and Dave Hochstedler, of St. Michael; sisters-in-law, Annabelle Miessen, of Plymouth, and Rose Wurm, of Maple Lake; 38 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Gerhard and Mary Cordell; husband, Russell Wurm; brothers, Harold and Lawrence Cordell; son-in-law, Mike Mavencamp; and daughter-in-law, Carol Smith Wurm.
Pallbearers will be Roger Jr., Gregory, Jason, Darin and Mitchell Wurm, Scott Hochstedler and Troy Mavencamp. St. Timothy’s Resurrection Choir will provide the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.
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