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Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
Thursday December 6th, 2018

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Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
Thursday December 6th, 2018

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Lorraine Margaret Martin Almich

Lorraine Margaret (Martin) Almich was born on November 4, 1916, in Otsego Township, to Alex and Mary (Krieger) Martin. As a child, she moved with her family to Robbinsdale where she went to school. In 1936, she was united in marriage to Frank “Bud” Almich. In 1946, the couple moved to Marshall where the family co-owned and operated the Super Valu Store for 34 years. After their retirement, they lived in Battle Lake for 20 years, returning to Marshall in 1995. For the last 10 years, Lorraine has been receiving loving, excellent care at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. Lorraine enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge. She was an excellent baker and cook and also enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. In her younger years, she would cut hair and do home permanents for her friends. She was an active member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters. Lorraine was a caring and loving mother and grandmother. She was a Girl Scout and Brownie leader and for many years, she and Bud were foster parents. Lorraine died on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. She is survived by her children Mary Ann (and Bill) Schwarz of Wabasso, Bill (and Betty) Almich of Granite Falls, Jim (and JoAnn) Almich of Lake Amelia, Connie (and Greg) Carrow of Pipestone, Mark (and Tammy) Almich of Buffalo Lake, 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, brother Clarence Martin of Minneapolis, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank “Bud,” sons Tommy and Bob, one sister, three brothers and daughter-in-law Audrey.

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With Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, May you rely on the God of all comfort to help you to endure the days ahead. "God is our refuge and strength" (Psalms 46:1).

The Duncan's Dec 10 2018 4:17 AM

I am very sorry to read about your loss. Please accept my Condolences to you and your family. It will be nice when the time comes when "death is swallowed up forever (1 Corinthians 15:54).

Warren Family Dec 8 2018 3:26 PM