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Obituaries from the week of February 20, 2002

Lorraine Martius, 77

Lorraine "Girlie" Annebelle Martius, 77, of Revere, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton.

Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 (today) at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lamberton, with burial at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Springfield.

Visitation was held at Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton. Arrangements were with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton.

She was born May 12, 1924, in Remsen, Iowa, to George and Anna (Raveling) Johnson.

She is survived by her husband Henry Martius of Revere; daughter Constance Lambert of Big Lake; sons, Jerry (Peg) Martius of Sanborn, Dennis (Deb) Martius of Spearfish, S.D., Thomas (Bev) Martius of Luverne, and Richard (Deb) Martius of Walnut Grove; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brothers, Elmer Johnson of Lamberton, and Raymond Johnson of Revere; and sisters, LaVonne (Bonnie) Prins of Lamberton, and Juanita Pankonin of Brookings, S.D.