Lorraine “Dolly” Mildred Lynch, 81, Portage

September 13, 2018

Lorraine “Dolly” Mildred Lynch, 81, of Portage, passed away peacefully at Divine Savior Tivoli in Portage on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

Dolly was born Oct. 13, 1936, in the town of Fountain Prairie, the daughter of Albert and Sadie (Dugan) Dahl. She married Joseph Lynch on Sept. 19, 1959, at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Portage. She loved visiting with her grandchildren and her grandpets, Nana, Myschief and Hiccup. She also enjoyed camping, bowling, playing bingo and watching the birds outside her window.

She is survived by her sons, Gregory (Debbie) Lynch, David Lynch, Brian (Karlene) Lynch; grandchildren, Grace Lynch, William (Ryan) Lynch, Dustin Lynch, Fae Terpstra, Fred (Trina) Cromwell; sister, Darlene Udell; special friend, Judy Bump; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe; and brother-in-law, Skip Udell.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, with the Rev. Gary Krahenbuhl presiding. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Portage. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the funeral home, with a rosary service at 7 p.m., and from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service Monday.

The family would like to thank the staff at Divine Savior Tivoli for their care and support.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage (www.pmmfh.com) is assisting the family.

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