Lorena "Lori" Engstrom

STOUGHTON- Lorena "Lori" Engstrom of, Stoughton, Wis., died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at the age of 61.

Lori was born July 27, 1955, in Chicago, Ill., to Earl and Marjorie Engstrom. She is survived by her children, Michael, Kristin, and Gina Heeb; sister, Earlene Gellert; and granddaughter, Ava Heeb. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Anthony Heeb; her sister, Jean Seafield.

Lori was a generous and giving person who loved her family and friends. She was an active and dedicated member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Madison and McFarland Lutheran Church, McFarland. She volunteered in the community by working at local food banks and organizations.

A graveside funeral will be held at IRVING PARK CEMETERY, 7777 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, Ill., at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, with the Rev. David Abrahamson presiding. A reception will follow at EDELWEISS GERMAN-AMERICAN RESTAURANT, 7650 W. Irving Park Rd., Harwood Heights, IL. All are welcome to attend the service and celebrate Lori's life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lutheran Social Services ( or National Kidney Foundation ( The family would like to thank friends, caregivers, and hospice staff for their care and dedication.

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive

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