Lorraine was born on May 31, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, daughter of the late Celestine and Mary (Kompanowski) Molenda. On May 14, 1955, she was united in marriage to John Schmoll at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Weyauwega. He preceded her in death on July 8, 1991. Their son Michael also preceded her in death on November 8, 2004. Lorraine enjoyed traveling and had been to many foreign countries, islands, and to all of our 50 states and Canada. She also enjoyed going to the Senior Center in New London and joining in the many activities there. Many precious hours were spent with her granddaughter. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa.
She is survived by her granddaughter Rebecca Schmoll; 4 great grandchildren; siblings: Richard (Hazel) Molenda, Norbert (Donna) Molenda, James (Cheryl) Molenda, Lucy (Mike) Trantow. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews who were all very special to her.
The funeral service for Lorraine will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa. Burial will be in Little Wolf Cemetery, Town of Little Wolf. A visitation for Lorraine will be held at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.