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Lorraine C Ehlert, 91

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Lorraine Clara (Backer) Ehlert, age 91, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, March 14.

Born Dec. 14, 1922, in Columbia Heights, Minn. Graduated from Roosevelt High School (Minneapolis).

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Preceded in death by husband, LeRoy; and parents, Clara and John Backer.

Survived by children, Kathy (John) Bauernfeind, John (Dean Cerny), and Lynn (Steve) Martin; grandchildren, John, Charles, Sean, and Chelsey; six great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and brother, James (Gill) Backer.

Lorraine worked at the Ford Motor plant during World War II, where she later met Roy.

She was generous and her faith was strong.

A memorial service will take place at Farmington Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12. Visitation one hour before the service. 20600 Akin Rd., 651-463-4100. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Memorials preferred to donor's choice.

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