A funeral service will be held Noon, Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Estacada Funeral Chapel. She will be buried at Willamette National Cemetery.
Lorraine Marie Larson was born July 8, 1922 in Fisher, Minnesota to Lars and Gert (Anderson) Larson. She was raised there with her 11 brothers and sisters. After hi school, she attended teachers college and taught in a one room school house for 2 years. She also had a switchboard in her sisters home were they worked the switchboard from home. That switchboard ended up in a museum in their home town. At age 21, she moved to Portland during the war where she got a job with the phone company. In 1948 Lorraine married Wendell Ferland. They made their home in the Portland area. He died in 2000.
Lorraine enjoyed golfing, going the beach and being with her granddaughter Courtney.
Survivors include her daughter, Sue and her husband Norm Helgeson; sister, Violet Midgett; granddaughter, Courtney Helgeson and several nieces and nephews.