Lorna A. Gauthier, age 82, of Radisson, WI passed away on Wednesday, September 01, 2010 at her home.
Lorna Alice was born July 31, 1928 in Johnsonswoods, Milwaukee, WI the daughter of John F. and Pearl E. (Myers) Wyland. She was raised in the Milwaukee area until 1941 when her family moved to Radisson, WI. Lornaís family operated a 80 acre farm. For transportation Lorna and her siblings would often have to catch a ride with a neighbor or friend so they could make it to youth outing or church on Sunday. Through out Lornaís life she worked in various businesses including Birchwood Lumber, Marionís Nursing Home, Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center, Shumanís Shoe Factory and Service Master. Along with working Lorna was busy raising her eight children. She enjoyed attending all the different sporting events the children participated in. She was her kidsí biggest fan, but sometimes she was also their biggest critic. Lorna was a long time member of the Evangelical Free Church in Radisson. She was a true believer and lived her life dedicated to two things, her children and Jesus.
Lorna is survived by her children, Jack (Shelley Suzan) of Radisson, Cevin (Cindy) Gauthier of Hayward, WI, Sheila Gauthier of Couderay, Sharon Kapas of Ladysmith, WI, Mae Dell Granica of Radisson, Marie Gauthier of Couderay; sixteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Potter of Rice Lake, WI, Ruth Elington of Milwaukee, WI, Dorothy Edwards of Dallas, WI and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Lorna will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 4, at the Evangelical Free Church in Radisson with Pastor John Lindblom officiating. Music will be provided by Jean Burt. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday at the Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home in Hayward and on hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Interment will be in the Radisson Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Dylan Edwards, Victor Fuller, Bronson Gauthier, Charles Gauthier, Tim Gauthier and Nic Haugen.