Lorraine Frey


October 24, 1930 - May 7, 2008





Lorraine Frey was born October 24, 1930, at Mitchell to Ralph and Cora (Huber) Preston. She grew up and attended school in Mitchell and graduated from Mitchell High School. She worked at the Ruby Ann Café and Montgomery Wards in Mitchell. On May 9th, 1954, she married Ernest Frey at the United Methodist Church in Mitchell. For over thirty years she was employed at the Daily Republic until her retirement in 1992. She was a member of the United Methodist Church where she was in the Church Circle and taught Sunday School for many years. She did volunteer work for the Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Senior Citizens Center.


She is survived by two children, Ernest (Ernie) Frey of Mitchell, Jean Hanson of Mitchell; three grandchildren: Dusty Hanson of Mitchell, Jason Hanson and wife, Amanda of Sioux Falls, Jared Hanson of Mitchell; three great-grandchildren: Ernie, Allie and Mason Hanson; one brother, Bill Preston and wife, Berniece of Sioux Falls; one sister, Beverly Frey of Mitchell and one sister-in-law, Helen Preston of Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest in 1989 and one brother Francis Preston.



Friday, May 9, 2008
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, May 10, 2008
10:30 AM
First United Methodist Church
310 North Rowley Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by amanda on May 7, 2014
love and miss you so much gramma
Posted by amanda hanson on February 24, 2013
hi gramma, ernie was asking about you tonight. we really miss you. the kids wish they could teach you their new card game called garbage can, you would like it! love you lots <3
Posted by amanda hanson on May 15, 2010
hi gramma, just wanted to say i miss you,we think of you everyday and i miss talking with you and playing cards. you always made me laugh and i miss your good cooking! ernie & allie talk about you and how they miss you. you mean so much to us and we love you very much!! love, amanda
Posted by Dawn Hanson on May 30, 2008
Jean, you have my deepest sympathy - I know you and your Mom were very close -you will miss her deeply. Just remember that she will be watching over you & your family until you can all be together again!
Posted by amanda hanson on May 11, 2008
we miss you so much gramma. we know you are happy and watching over us and we will meet again. we love you very much!!
Posted by Bob & Karen Preston on May 8, 2008
Karen and I send our deepest sympathy to all of Lorraine's family. Lorraine will be missed by all of you and by myself and Karen. We wish we could be in Mitchell at this time but the miles are too many and the time too short. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with you all. Bob & Karen
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