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Lorna May Peters Wrolstad, 90

Lorna Peters Wrolstad
November 26, 1922 - April 14, 2013

It is with great sadness, the family of Lorna May Peters Wrolstad announces her passing after a courageous battle with cancer. Lorna Peters Wrolstad, 90 entered into eternal peace on Sunday April 14, 2013, at the Emo Hospital with her family by her side.
Lorna was born on November 26, 1922, in Blue Township, a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Hartnell. She married the late Henry Peters in September 1939 and together they worked on the family farm in Blue Township tending sheep, and cattle. They worked beside each other for more than 50 years. She was a very hard worker. She also worked as a homemaker for the Red Cross Homemakers. After Henry’s passing, Lorna married Vernon Wrolstad in April 1998. They enjoyed 5 years together until Vernon’s passing in December 2003. Lorna was a firm believer in her Lord and Saviour and a true blessing to everyone around her. She enjoyed canning, baking, reading, listening to her favourite preacher on radio and T.V. and spending time with family. Lorna was a very kind and gentle soul; she had a loving and generous heart, and was always giving to others with a smile on her face.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 53 years, Henry Peters in 1995; her second husband Vernon Wrolstad in 2003, her daughter, Annie in 1943, her son, Leonard in 1962; siblings, Fred (Vivian) Hartnell, Emily (Billy) Embury, Doris (Leslie) Tausenfrende, Walter Hartnell, in laws, Carl (Lillian) Peters, Alfred (Olive) Peters and Walter (Winnifred) Peters.
She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her devoted children Leona (Peter) Van Heyst, Dorothy (Eltjo) Wiersema, Joyce (John) Penner, Carl Peters (Dawn Graham), Martha (George) Siemens, Ruth (Jack) Siemens, and Paul (Susan) Peters; step daughters, Shirley Kaan and Phyllis Carleton; adoring grandchildren, Karl, Mark, Marvin (Pam), Donna (Peter), Bev (Guy), Karen (Leo), Carla, Valerie (James), Kim (Carla), Marilyn, Dawn (Dale), Dana (Ashley), Kelly (Angie) April (Robert), Jennifer (John), Jason (Jordan); her 31 loving great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren, and sister-in-law Jeannie Hartnell.
Services were held Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Rainy River Ontario, with Pastor Conrad Dueck officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. Reception to follow at the Rainy River Evangelical Covenant Church. Active pallbearers will be Lorna’s grandsons and Honourary pallbearers will be Lorna’s granddaughters. Friends and relatives were invited to the Northridge Funeral Home on Thursday, April 18, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. for visitation and prayer service.
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