Loraine T. Weyer (nee Ruplinger), 97, longtime resident of Lomira, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022 at the St. Francis Home. She was born on April 17, 1925 in the Town of Wayne, the daughter of the late Joseph and Alma Ruplinger (nee Weiland). On May 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to Alphonse Weyer at St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Kilian.
Loraine and Alphonse farmed in the Lomira and Theresa areas and she worked for 22 ½ years at the West Bend Company as a Press Operator. Loraine also volunteered at Hope Nursing Home and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She liked to spend her time making crafts, knitting, crocheting, and quilting. She especially enjoyed making baby caps to donate for newborns at St. Agnes Hospital.
Alphonse and Loraine enjoyed traveling and enjoyed a trip to Germany and visits to the eastern and western parts of the United States. In their younger days, they enjoyed dancing, but throughout their lives, they were always playing Sheepshead.
Those Loraine leaves behind to cherish her memory include two sons, Donald (Melody) Weyer of Shorewood and Albert Weyer of Mesa, Arizona; two grandsons, Nicholas (Rachel Davis) Weyer and Stephen (Alysha) Weyer; great-grandson, Frederick James Weyer; and sisters-in-law, RoseMary Ruplinger, Florence (Benno) Wagner and Florence Munroe. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Alphonse; and brothers, Elmer (Charlotte), Joe (Helen), Orville, Harold, and Raymond.
The visitation will be held at St. Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett St. Fond du Lac, WI on Thursday, December 8, 2022 beginning at 1:00 pm followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 2:30 pm with Rev. Adrian Staehler officiating. The burial will be on Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lomira at 10:00 am.
Loraine’s family would like to thank the staff at both St. Clare Terrace and St. Francis Home for their comfort and care.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service has been entrusted with Loraine’s arrangements. Additional information and online guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.