Lorrayne “Dolly” F. Hall, 95, of Tomah passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Touch of Home assisted living facility in Tomah, following a short illness.
Dolly was born March 27, 1922, to Ernest “Ernie” and Louise (Behrens) Erdmann at Tomah. She was united in marriage to Fay R. Hall July 27, 1944, in Appleton, Wis. Following their marriage, they owned and operated a dairy farm in Tarr Valley, until March 1986, when they sold the farm to their son, Larry and his wife, Roxanne, and Fay retired. Fay passed away Feb. 9, 2003.
Dolly worked as a typist at the Radio School in Tomah, for three years. She then transferred to Fort McCoy, where she was a supply supervisor for over 20 years, before retiring. Dolly was an active member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at Tomah. She was hard working, loving and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will always be remembered for her family dinners, home cooking, fresh coffee, great pies and a full cookie jar.
She is survived by her children, Pastor Wayne (Karen) of Cameron, Reed (Ellen) of Madison and Larry (Roxanne) of Tomah, a daughter, Nancy (Douglas) Nunley of Harlem, Ga.; 12 grandchildren, Tiffany (Ryan) Lucken, Timothy (Lois), Benjamin, Jonathan (Abby), Samuel (Emily), Kristin (Eric) Storhoff, Katie (Chad) Montalbano, Justin, Brian, Eric (Tiffany), Shelley (Brian) Fell, Douglas (Heather) Nunley; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Hall of Madison; several other nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband of 59 years, she is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Inez (Alvin) Greunke; her sister, Lucille (Edward) Wolff; her brother, Gilbert “Booty” (Vivian) Erdmann; and infant granddaughter; an infant grandson.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 310 W. Elizabeth St., Tomah. Pastor David Dahl will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Monday at the church.
The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com.
The family would like to thank the staff of Touch of Home, the Hospice staff, and Dr. Erdman for the compassionate and professional care they provided to Dolly.