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Lorraine Rita Orgas

January 14, 1932 — August 29, 2021

Lorraine R. (nee Sheehan) Orgas, of Pewaukee, reunited with her loving husband, Robert “Bob” Orgas on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born in Lisbon, WI on January 14, 1932 the daughter of James and Ottilia (nee Metz) Sheehan. She graduated from Hartland High School and on November 28, 1953 she married the love of her life, Bob, who preceded her in death on November 18, 2019. “Whistler” or “Rainey” will be fondly remembered for her love and devotion to her family and friends. There was always room for one more at her table and you could always count on a smile that lit the room.

She will be deeply missed by her children, Bruce (Rosemarie), James, Gail, Jean (Debbie Mattila), Stanley (Jenny), Dale (Holly Jo), Mary (Dale) Syverson, Paul (Dan Newkirk), Roberta (Jeff) Whiteside, John (Tracy), Richard and Rita Erspamer. She was the proud grandmother of Nicholas (Lacey) Trensch, Rachel (David) Sackett, Katelyn (Timothy) Rollins, Lindsay Orgas, Jenna Timm (Austin), Michael Orgas (Noelle), Joshua (Aleah) Orgas, John Orgas, Cassandra (Nicholas) Hill, Stephanie (Mick) Orgas, Ariel (Brandon) Dawley, Rhiannon Orgas, Lucas Orgas, Jeremy Syverson, Aaron (Lauren) Syverson, Benjamin (Amber) Syverson, Hilary Christner (Brylind), Christopher (Katie) Hatch and Ashley Luick and great-grandmother of Callie, Aubrey and Kinsley Trensch, Carson Timm, Hadley Luick, Ariston, Ottilia and Renana Dawley, Malachi Neal, Turner Syverson, Jax Christner, Anika and Zara Hill and Paxton Rollins.

She is further survived by her brother David (Barbara) Sheehan, sister-in-law Faye Sheehan and brother-in-law David (Arlene) Orgas, brother-in-law Carl Schultz and lifelong friend Lillian Rostagno, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Lorraine was preceded in death by her siblings Agnes (Clifford) Becker, Joan (Russ) Saari, Janet Gerbensky and James Sheehan, daughter-in-law Sharon Hatch, as well as granddaughter Allyson Syverson.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral Mass at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, N35W23360 Capitol Dr., Pewaukee, WI 53072. Graveside service will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery at 12:45 p.m. The family requests that masks are worn.

The funeral Mass will be available by livestream. Please see below for the link and the instructions for viewing.

• The broadcast will be available to click on at least 10 minutes before the funeral mass is to
begin. If you click on the site and the funeral window is not available , you need to refresh
periodically or re-click on the link until the window is available.
• Click on the above link
• Navigate to the window titled with the decease’s name and the words “Funeral Mass”
• Then click on the window
• This mass is being recorded as well as live-streamed. The mass can be viewed approximately 12
hours later and is saved on site for at least one year.
• Another way to locate the link is to go to the Queen of Apostles website “”
• Navigate down to the title “Mass on You Tube”.
• Click on the link below it, then follow the above instructions.
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Saturday, September 4, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Queen of Apostles Catholic Church

E Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186

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