Lorraine Stapleton July 20, 1920 July 13, 2016 Lorraine Stapleton was born and raised in Minnesota, graduating from high school and college in Minneapolis. She taught high school for two years and was married during her Christmas vacation in a chapel at Camp Stewart, Georgia, where her husband, Charles, was stationed during WWII. At the end of the war, she and Charles moved to his hometown, Sioux Falls, SD. They had two children–a daughter, and a son who died when he was twelve years old. Later they raised three foster children. Lorraine worked part time for 28 years at the Sioux Falls Public Library. When she retired, she and Charles moved to their summer lake cottage, and for 20 years spent the winter months at their condo in Mission, Texas. Because of her husbands poor health, they moved to Omaha to be near their daughter. She had three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. They were very active in First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls and the First Christian Church in Mission. They joined Calvary Baptist Church shortly after moving to Omaha in June, 1999. Charles died on February 25, 2005. Lorraine joined Judson Baptist Church recently. She was preceded in death by husband, Charles; daughter, Joan Malia. She is survived by daughter, Charlene Mason; foster sons, John Munion and, Victor Munion; grandchildren: Kelly Collins (Rachelle), Jennifer Collins Goodman (Scott Goodman, M.D.), and Chris Mason; great-grandchildren, Hannah Goodman and Shelby Goodman. MEMORIAL SERVICE for Lorraine and her daughter, Charlene Mason, will be held on Wednesday, July 20th at 7pm at the Bel Air Chapel, 12100 W. Center Rd.
HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER BEL AIR CHAPEL 12100 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68114 (402) 391-3900