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Lorraine L Sievwright

Lorraine L Sievwright

Lorraine L Sievwright, age 91 of Durand, died Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Homeplace in Durand with her family by her side.

Lorraine was born on July 8, 1930 in Arkansaw. She was the daughter of William and Vera (Metcalf) Luther. Lorraine grew up in Arkansaw and graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1947. Lorraine worked various jobs over the years including several years at Presto Industries. She purchased a bar, The South Shore Bar, in Port Wing. Lorraine owned and operated the bar for many years. In retirement, Lorraine and her husband, Norman traveled the country in their RV, including trips to Texas, Florida, California and Alaska. Lorraine and her daughter, Sandi, took several special trips to Ireland, Canada, Hawaii and Europe over the years.

Lorraine enjoyed playing cards, needle work, sudoku, dancing and Cribbage.

Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Sandi Olson of Kingman, AZ, stepchildren, Sharilyn (Bob) Bilderback, Dennis (Donna) Sievwright, Dana Hince, David Sievwright, Kay (Jerome) Bauer, Gail (Jim) Williams, Lisa (Greg) Underhill, Lauren (Ron) Hutter; many grandchildren, two brothers, Ed (Judy) Luther of Cream and Luke Luther of Elmwood; special goddaughter, Debbie (Ron) McMahon of Durand; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Norman Sievwright; two sisters, Isabelle Benson and Eileen Kitchner and three brothers, Lyle, Jim and Bert Luther.

Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Durand United Methodist Church in Durand. Rev. Grace Baldridge will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00AM until time of services at the church on Monday.

Memorials are preferred in Lorraine’s name to the Durand United Methodist Church.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Beth Luther

    Sandi, Luke just told me of
    Rainy and Bob's passings. I am so sorry for your losses!! They were both very special people. I enjoyed the times I got to spend with them both!! Now they can rest in peace.

  2. Shelley Weber

    So sorry for your loss, Lorraine was a great lady! My mom was her neighbor so I was able to get to know her over these past years. My condolences to your entire family.

  3. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    Sandi, So sorry to hear of Aunt Lorraine's passing. Keeping you in our prayers

  4. Diane Girard (Hutter)

    Sandi, So very sorry to hear about Aunt Lorraine passsing! Have fond thoughts of her as I was growing up! Thoughts and prayers are with you!!

  5. Tom & Karen Sievwright

    We are so sorry to hear the loss of such a beautiful soul.
    Lorraine is in good hands now and our hearts and prayers are with all her family and friends.
    With much love, Tom and Karen

  6. Donna Bratley

    Sandy I am so sorry for your loss may God be with you.

  7. Diane Longsdorf

    So very sorry for your loss.

  8. JanePoeschel

    I will miss this beautiful soul….my sympathies Sandi, Debbie and all.

  9. Steve schultz

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  10. Bauer-Overman, Barbara

    Sorry for your loss, sending my thoughts and prayer.
    Sandie I visited with your mom. On July 26th at Jayce graduation party. Gald I got to spend some time with her.

  11. Vicci Hutter Rosenberg

    So sorry to hear about Aunt Lorraine passing very kindhearted woman. Will miss you

  12. Dennis &Ramona Schneider

    Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you all.zo

  13. Lori Myers

    Aunt Lorraine was always good to alert us of what was happening in our family and we'll miss her beautiful smile. We are grateful for the stories she shared and celebrate her life as she receives her angel wings in heaven. Sandi, Bob, the Sievwright family, Uncle Ed & Bill we send our hugs and prayers to each of you.
    We love you - Joe & Lori Myers & Family

  14. Joanne Hovey

    Sincere sympathy to the family. Hoping your many happy memories bring you comfort.

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