Lorraine (Knipfer) Greene Weston, age 81, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 20, 2013, surrounded by her loving daughters and family.
Lorraine was born March 1, 1932 the daughter of Bernard and Dorothy Knipfer. She graduated from Oregon High School in 1949. She was united in marriage to William Greene in 1950 and together with they raised 5 children. They owned and operated Walton Lodge fishing resort in Chetek, WI for 17 years. Following retirement they moved back to the Oregon area. Lorraine loved playing cards, fishing, canning, gardening and was a master of many crafts. Lorraine felt her biggest accomplishment in life was having raised a loving family. She loved baseball, and was an avid Brewers fan, and also enjoyed attending all her children's and grandchildren's activities.
Lorraine is survived by her daughters, Trish (Mark) Battersby, Sandy (Randy) Smith, Debbie Greene, Diane (Jeffery) Wenham, daughter in law, Judy Thompson Greene, 14 grandchildren, Brianne, Morgan, Paige (Willie), Tara, James (Hillary), Nichole (Tim), Kambria, Jacob (Katy), Kyle (Kimmy), Jamie, Ronni (Pedro), Kristie (Kristian), Whitney, and Julia, 17 great grandchildren, Zachary, Kaitlyn, Josh, James, Andrew, Bailey, Madelynn, Devon, Sophia, Olivia, JJ, Dallas, Victor, Bianca, Gabriel, Kaitlynn, and Kendra. She is further survived by her brother Richard (Pat) Knipfer. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husbands William Greene, John Weston, and a son, James Greene.
A visitation will be held from 11am until 1pm on Monday, December 23, 2013 at the Cress Center, 6021 University Ave., Madison, WI, followed with a funeral service at 1pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in Lorraine's name to Agrace HospiceCare, the Arthritis Foundation, or the American Heart Association.
Gone from our sight, but never our memories.
Gone from our touch, but never our hearts,
We Love You Mom.