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Lorraine Stiles

July 23, 1933 — April 11, 2023



Lorraine I. Stiles, 89, of Fairmount, North Dakota, passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2023, at St. Gerard’s Community Nursing Home in Hankinson, North Dakota.

Her family will receive friends on Monday April 17, 2023, at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton, North Dakota, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am with a private family-only service to follow. Burial will follow at a later date in Valley City, North Dakota.

Lorraine was born in Katherine, North Dakota, to Walter and Hazel Fredrick on July 23, 1933. After graduating from Valley City High School, she attended Valley City State University. She married Duane “Ole” Stiles, her husband of 49 years, on November 2, 1952, in Valley City, North Dakota. In 1964, they moved to Fairmount, North Dakota and purchased the Fairmount Lockers where they worked side by side for many years. She loved to crochet and knit sweaters for her grandchildren. Lorraine loved flowers and spent many hours tending her flowerbeds.

She is survived by her five children; David Stiles of Colorado Springs, CO, Wendy (Derryl) Moon of Cave Creek, AZ, Pam Foy of Fargo, North Dakota, Tim (Tina) Stiles of Fairmount, North Dakota, Jill Stiles of Garretson, SD; grandchildren, David Jr., Brandon, Amber, Barry, Rachael, Nikki, Tiffany, Trevor, Travis, Maggie, Mitch, Katie; 23 great-grandchildren; sisters, Kathy Taylor, Dorothy Osborn, Grace Hall, Maxine Arnold.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane “Ole” Stiles; her infant son; her parents and one brother, John Fredrick.

 The family would like to thank St. Gerard’s Community Nursing Home for their exceptional care.

Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND.

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