Wilhelm-Burnell, Lorraine Viola

Born: Aug 04, 1927
Died: Jan 05, 2018


It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Lorraine on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Innisfree House in her 91st year.   Lorraine was the daughter of the late Moriel and Lena Beauchamp (Cadeau).
Beloved mother to Norval (Carol) Wilhelm of St. Agatha and Carol Ann (John) Nielson of New Hamburg.  Cherished grandmother to Susan (Corey), Steven (Devon), Jeff (Bonnie), Tricia (Greg) and Tim (Jessica).  She will be dearly missed by her 9 great-grandchildren.   Lorraine is survived by her brother Alfred Beauchamp.
She is predeceased by her husband Delton Wilhelm (1998) and her second husband Ken Burnell (2010), brothers and sisters; Gerard (June) Beauchamp, Ralph Beauchamp, Monica (Bill) Maddan, Leona (Tom) Popple and Irene Beauchamp.
Lorraine was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Parish and served on the CWL for many years.  She was very active at Morningside playing bocchi ball, shuffleboard and cards.  Lorraine was an active sports player playing baseball, slow pitch and was an astounding bowler.
As per Lorraine’s wishes cremation has taken place.  A private family memorial mass will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donation to the Innisfree House or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.  Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca

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Riverside Cemetery
Bleams Road
New Hamburg
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Kitchener, Ontario
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Condolence from Lloyd & Jo-Ann Sheridan sent on January 18, 2018

Family of Lorraine – it was a shock to hear of Lorraine’s passing – we’re sorry we didn’t know she was ill – please accept our sincere sorrow for your loss – she will be missed by many and we know you have many good memories to keep in your hearts. Dad always told us that sadness fades, but our memories last forever – sincerely Lloyd and Jo-Ann Sheridan (Burnell)

Condolence from Claire Gourlie (Burnell) sent on January 17, 2018

Sending you our sympathies for the loss of your mother and grandmother. Jo-Ann and Claire

Condolence from Sandye Moores and Jen Okum sent on January 11, 2018

Dear Carol, John, Jeff, Tricia, Tim and Families;

We were saddened to hear of Lorraine’s passing. Through all of the years I worked with Carol, her Mom was always warm and welcoming to me. She was gracious and kind whenever we would meet, whether it was at school, in the community or at a wedding. She was blessed to be part of such a loving family and all of you were fortunate to have her in your lives. Thinking of you at this sad time.

Condolence from Wally & Anne Van Niekerk sent on January 9, 2018

Our sincere condolences to Lorraine’s family. God give you strength and comfort for your loss.

Condolence from Ruth MacCara sent on January 9, 2018

Carol Ann, John, Tricia, Greg and family,
So sorry to read of the passing of your mother/ grandma /great grandma. I had the pleasure of meeting ‘G G’ on several occasions when she brought in her much loved great grandchildren for their dental visits. It was so evident how important family was to her. Hold tight to all of the wonderful memories as you move through the difficult days ahead. Sincere condolences.

Condolence from Carol & Gord Roth sent on January 8, 2018

It was a pleasure getting to know your mom in these last years of her life. We had lots of time to reminisce lots of Baden times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Carol Ann and John as you adjust to life without mom.