Lorraine M. Monnot, age 82 of Shawano, formerly of Clintonville, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, June 12, 2016 at the Maple Lane Health Care Center in the Town of Belle Plaine, Shawano County.
Lorraine was born on January 29, 1934 as the daughter of the late Leonard and Margaret (Allen) Boodry. As a young woman she was united in marriage to Ben Jensen. The couple had three children and later divorced prior to Ben’s passing. On November 23, 1963 Lorraine was married to Eugene Monnot in Waukegan, IL. The couple lived in Kenosha for many years before moving to New London after retirement in the late 1980s. They would later move to Bear Creek and then Clintonville where they joined the Christ Congregational United Church of Christ. Eugene preceded his wife in death on August 9, 1997. Lorraine then moved to be near family in Alabama and later Shawano where she has resided since. She loved Cheetos, bought yogurt by the case, and will be remembered for her feisty personality. Lorraine enjoyed cooking, taking care of her blind dog, Penny, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Survivors include: her daughter, Margaret NeSmith; sons: Leonard Jensen, Larry (Kay) Monnot, and Dale Monnot; grandchildren: Laura Jensen, Marcella NeSmith, and Elizabeth Jensen; great-grandchildren: Tonya Sumner and Akasha and Akira Welch; and sisters, Dorothy (Gaylord) Hedtke and Geraldine Kamke. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, a son, Allen Jensen; a son-in-law, Marvin NeSmith; a sister, Opal, and a brother, Allen.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, 53 N. Main Street, Clintonville with Rev. Jill Meyer officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, 4300 Green Bay Road, Kenosha. Friends may call at the cemetery just prior to the interment on Friday.
Lorraine’s family would like to extend their most sincere thanks to the staff at Maple Lane and Compassus Hospice for the excellent care Lorraine received during her stay.