Lorraine Setterholm, 98, of Stephen, Minnesota passed away at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Lorraine Inez Holmstrom was born February 26, 1919 at Strandquist, Minnesota to Victor and Pearl (Swedberg) Holmstrom. She grew up at Strandquist and attended the Oakridge country school. After completing her education she worked as a housekeeper for several years. On November 18, 1937 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Setterholm at the Salem Lutheran Church parsonage. The couple settled near Stephen and farmed there for many years. Lorraine and Kenneth moved into Stephen in 1975. Kenneth passed away on June 21, 1996. Lorraine was a very active member of the First Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Cozy Clan Homemakers Club, the Stephen Garden Club and various other community groups.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Muriel (Lowell) Bring, Stephen, Duane (Shirley) Setterholm, Chester, SD and Arlet (Arnold) Phillips, East Grand Forks, MN; 14 grandchildren, Wendy (Craig) Hvidsten, Kellene (Brian) Neuharth, Kristen (Marty) Kolker, Connie Amundson, Machelle(Todd) Lind, Paul (Gina) Setterholm, Coralie (Brendyn) Richards, Brant (Nicole) Setterholm, Jannelle Essoraoui, Ronda Owens, Michael (Stephanie) Pagnac, Lee (Cheri) Pagnac, Chad (Courtney) Phillips and Holly (Kent) Wavra; 26 great grandchildren; sisters, Eileen Atkinson, Harrison, Arkansas, Jean Maurstad, Warren and Iris (Arnie) Maurstad, Argyle; a brother, Dean Holmstrom, Strandquist; and sisters-in-law, Maxine Holmstrom, Strandquist, Eileen Engen, Warren, and Delores Setterholm, Argyle.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth; a daughter, Avis Pagnac; infant sister, Verna and sister, Verna; brothers, Leonard and Donald and a great great grandson.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, Stephen. Interment will be in the Stephen city cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. and on Friday for one hour prior to the service. Rev. Michael Schendel, presiding.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Stephen.