AUGUST 29, 1931 - OCTOBER 17, 2015
Funeral services for Lorraine Oswald Karkela, formerly of Frost, were held October 21, 2015 at the Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Prior Lake. 
Lorraine was born at Guckeen, the daughter of Norman and Annabel Oswald. She grew up on a farm in the Frost area, graduating from Frost High School. She attended Waldorf College and became a registered nurse throught the Fairview School of Nursing. She was an RN at Fairview for 11 years becoming head nurse before marrying and starting a family.
Lorraine married Willard Karkela March 21, 1964. They moved to a small lake in Savage in 1970. There the couple lived and raised their son, Todd. She is preceeded in death by her husband of 46 years, Willard; ad parents, Norman and Annabel Oswald. She is survived by her loving son, Todd (Julie) and grandson, Mitchell; brother Raymond (Patricia) Oswald and many nieces and nephews.

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