Lorraine Fagnan

Lorraine Fagnan, age 79 of Siren, passed away at her home on Friday, April 24, 2020 surrounded by family at the age of 79.

Lorraine G. Fagnan was born April 11, 1941, to Harris and Myrtle Knoepke in Knapp. Lorraine married Lawrence M. Fagnan on July 23, 1960 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Somerset.

Lorraine enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gambling and cooking, especially for holidays and family dinners. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and sister.

Lorraine passed away at the age of 79 years old on Friday, April 24, 2020, at home due to complications of pancreatic cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harris and Myrtle; two brothers, Victor and Gerald Knoepke and her twin sister Loretta Shafer.

Lorraine is survived by her husband, Lawrence; two children: Tracy Jon Fagnan, of Mahtomedi, Minn., Tammy (Allen) Adams of River Falls; two step grandchildren: Andrea Adams and Jacob Adams. She is further survived by her siblings: (sister,) Alice Knoepke; (brother,) Donald (Christine Schliefbein) Knoepke; brother-in-law Lee Shafer. Several nieces and nephews who were all her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Lawrence of 59 years, son Tracy Jon, daughter Tammy (Allen) Adams.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 12 p.m. (visitation 11-12) at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Webster. Interment will follow at Lakeview/Mudhen Lake Cemetery in Daniels Township. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com.