Lorraine Evelyn Bergren
Lorraine Evelyn Bergren
  • November 21, 1930 - January 5, 2018
  • Mesa, Arizona

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Lorraine Evelyn Bergren, 87, beloved Mother and Grandmother, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2018. She was born November 21, 1930 to Grant and Evelyn McFarlin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was the oldest of six children. Lorraine married and raised 5 children in Milwaukee, also working at St. Francis Hospital for 12 years in the Nursery, "taking care of the babies." The family moved to Phoenix in 1980. Lorraine loved family gatherings, making holidays special, cooking, the Green Bay Packers, playing cards, and Johnny Cash. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Russell K. Bergren. She is survived by her children, Josie (Joel) Brodowski, AZ, Deb (Jim) Wobosel, WI, Ken (Kaci) Bergren, AZ, Steve (Stacey) Bergren, FL, and Scott (Ginger) Bergren, AZ; 2 sisters, 14 loving grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. Lorraine's final resting place is with her husband of 57 years at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Arrangements by Resthaven/Carr-Tenney Mortuary. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 10:00am at Grace Community Church, 1200 East Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282 (Room A2), where family and friends can share their memories of Lorraine and celebrate her life. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends and will live in our hearts forever.