Lorraine F. Hellewell, 87, of Baraboo, passed peacefully into eternity on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Oak Park Place Independent Living with her two daughters by her side.
Lorraine was born on Oct. 27, 1930, in Sheridan, Wyoming, to Millard and Winifred (Stevenson) Bergren.
Lorraine met and married Louis P. Hellewell in 1947. They were married for 69 years until he passed away in September 2016. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, PEO, Lion’s Ladies, Newcomer’s Club, dance club, traveling and bridge with “the girls.” She volunteered as president of the altar guild at Trinity Episcopal Church of Baraboo, treasurer of the Ladies of the Church of Trinity Episcopal Church, president and treasurer of the ladies’ golf at Baraboo County Club and activities chair at the Baraboo Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was also a Boy Scout den mother and Girl Scout leader.
She is survived by her children, Joseph Hellewell III of Bailey, Colorado, Louis T. (Kathy) Hellewell of Spring, Texas, Judith (Peter) McDonald of Madison, Darlene (Clark) Nielsen of Marietta, Georgia; son-in-law Tim Blum of Baraboo; stepbrother Keath Bergren of Oregon; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; husband Louis P. Hellewell; son John Hellewell; daughter Nancy Blum; and grandson Joshua Blum.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Baraboo. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Redlin Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in honor of Lorraine Hellewell at Agrace.org. The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Place and Agrace Hospice of Baraboo and all her caregivers.
Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.