Lorraine Baarson

Lorraine Marie Baarson, 99, of Sweet Home, died July 8, 2022.

She was born June 16, 1923 in Great Falls, Mont. to Frank and Myrtle (Skeie) Stocker.

She married Raymond Erickson Baarson on Jan. 19, 1943. They moved to Sweet Home in 1993 where they made their permanent home.

Mrs. Baarson was devoted to St. Helen Catholic Church and led the Prayer Chain for 15 years. She loved to visit with dear friends and family and thoroughly enjoyed family gatherings.

She also enjoyed growing crops of vegetables in her garden, and canning fruits and vegetables from her orchard and garden. She loved working outside and taking care of their beautiful property. She always put her friends and family ahead of herself.

She was dearly loved by all her family and friends and will be truly missed by all.

Mrs. Baarson is survived by her three children, Gary Baarson, Shirley and son-in-law Ron Zook, and Jerry and daughter-in-law Cindy Baarson; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond; and sister Doris.

Celebration of Mass will be held at St. Helen Catholic Church on Saturday July 23. Rosary will be at 10:30 a.m., followed by Funeral Mass at 11a.m. A reception will follow.

Interment will be in Great Falls, Mont., at a later date.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.