Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 10, 2005
Lorraine O. Scott, age 84, of Renville died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Renvilla Nursing Home in Renville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 11, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Renville. The Rev. Rick Tuttle will officiate. Burial will be in the Fairview cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at St. John’s Lutheran Church with a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Renville. Visitation continues on Friday one hour prior to the funeral services at the church. The Dirks-Blem Funeral Home of Renville is in charge of the service.
Lorraine O. (Lee) Scott was born to Peter G. and Ella (Prestegard) Lee on June 3, 1920, in Albert Lea. On Nov. 24, 1938, she married Rudolph Scott at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. They lived in the Albert Lea area until moving to Renville in 1948 when they bought the Renville Recreation, pool hall, card room Tavern until selling it in 1957. Lorraine then worked at the Renville Variety Store until buying Rudy’s Card Room in the early 1960s. They owned and operated that until retiring in the late 1970s. After they retired they spent their winters together in Mesa, Ariz. She was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Renville, American Legion and VFW Auxiliary, and a member of the Renville Ladies Bridge Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
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She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Schmidt and her husband Rick or Renville; two sons: Mike R. Scott and wife Bonnie of Henderson, Nev., and Ron L. Scott and wife Karen of Coon Rapids, Minn.; two brothers: Bryant “Nibbs” Pickering and wife Linda of Sheridan, Wyo., and Leslie Pickering and wife Nell of Maybank, Texas; one sister, Lucille Goodnature and husband Les of
Mesa, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a very special longtime family friend, Pat Deuth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Rudolph “Rudy” Scott, in 1988; one son in infancy, Michael Kent Scott; and one brother Clayton Pickering.
Blessed be her memory.