Lorraine Fredell Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 1:05 pm
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Lorraine Fredell, Orion, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Feb. 4, 2013, with a family dinner.
Lorraine was born in Humphreys, Mo. She married Twyller Fredell in 1940 in Trenton, Mo. He passed away June 6, 2003.
Her five children are Robert and Kathleen, Orion; Joyce, East Moline; Dennis and James are deceased. She has nine grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren.
She spent most of her life as a housewife on their farm in rural Orion and is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.












 




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