LeEtta Effie Lorimor, 83, RochesterPublished 10:19am Thursday, March 7, 2013
LeEtta Effie (DeWitz) Lorimor, 83, of Rochester, Minn., passed away March 6, 2013, at Seasons Hospice House in Rochester.
LeEtta was born Oct. 7, 1929, in Elgin, Minn., the daughter of Arthur and Effie Elizabeth (Hunter) DeWitz. She graduated from Rochester High School. On June 5, 1948, in Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester, she married Arnold Thomas Lorimor, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2001.
LeEtta was a homemaker, she enjoyed bowling and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She always enjoyed family events and socializing with all of her family. She and her late husband lived in Austin from 1948 to 1988, when they moved to the family farm in Plainview and stayed until 1998. In June of 1998, they moved into Rochester to the Gramercy Park Cooperative where she has made her home since.
Survivors include her two sons: Gary Lorimor (Judy) of Rochester, and Thomas Lorimor (Janice) of Plainview; five grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; two sisters, LaVonne Gaskill of Plainview and Arva Jean Sackett of Rochester; two brothers, Harold DeWitz (Myrna) and Arthur DeWitz (Diane) both of Rochester; and a sister-in-law, Beverly DeWitz of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother, Robert. Memorials are appreciated to either the Soldier’s Field Veteran’s Memorial or to the Donor’s Favorite Charity.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes with visitation one hour prior to services. Interment of cremated remains will take place at a later date in Grandview Cemetery in Austin.