Lorraine "Lorry" Lattner (Neitzel)
Lorraine E. “Lorry” Lattner, 91, of Dubuque died Monday, August 20, 2018.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at the Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 Kennedy Road where there will be a parish wake service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Columbkille’s Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum where military rites will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League.
Lorraine was born January 14, 1927 in Chicago, Ill, daughter of Raymond and Gertrude (Hansen) Neitzel. She attended Mercy School of Nursing in Marshalltown, IA and became a registered nurse. She joined the Cadet Nurse Corp from 1944 to 1947. Later in her career Lorry completed coursework with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
On August 28, 1948 she married Donald Lattner at St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2003.
Lorry was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a dedicated sister, aunt, and friend to many.
She worked at St Joe Sanitarium and Xavier Hospital in Dubuque, Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, IL and from 1969 to 1989 she worked at Finley Hospital in the ICU department. She also used her nursing skill to care for her husband and lent assistance to many relatives and friends.
Lorry was a member of St. Columbkille’s Catholic Church, Acute Care Nursing Association, St. Jane de Chantel Mother’s Club, Americlub and Emerald Club.
She also was a volunteer at the Dubuque Museum of Art.
She is survived by a son, Michael D. (Kim) Lattner of Dubuque; a daughter, Brigid (Allan) Berger of Port O’Connor, Texas; grandchildren, Leigha (fiancé Henry Bierman), Andrea and Erik Lattner.
She is also survived by a sister, Arlene Lattner and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Carr; brothers in law and sisters in law, Richard Carr, Merlin, Viola, and Cecelia Lattner; Louis and Catherine Lattner; Edward, Marilyn and Alberta Lattner and Harold Lattner.
For further information, please visit www.egelhofsiegertcasper.com.
Memorials may be made to St. Colubmkille’s Catholic Church, Hospice of Dubuque, or the Dubuque Museum of Art.
The family would like to thank all of the care givers in the memory unit at Luther Manor.