Lorraine E. (Rauen) Doering

March 15, 1926 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 96)


Lorraine E. Doering, 96, Wausau passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, while under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Mount View Care Center, Wausau.


She was born March 15, 1926, in Poniatowski, daughter of the late John and Caroline (Braun) Rauen.  On May 26, 1945, she married Willard Doering at Holy Family Catholic Church, Poniatowski.  He preceded her in death on May 17, 1996.


Lorraine worked at the former Connor Cabinets for many years.  Some of her favorite pastimes included playing cards, working the fish fries at church, listening to the “Polka Party” on Sundays, spending time with family and friends, being a member of the VFW Auxiliary and also being a volunteer at Marywood Nursing Home.


Survivors include her children, Karen (Don) Karau, Eland, Vern (Mary) Doering, Wausau, Carol (Doug) Utecht, Wausau and Peggy Anderson, Grand Marais, MN, 8 grandchildren, Mark (Jacqui) Karau, Lisa Karau, Lori Karau, Lynn Karau, Turi Doering, Brooke Renner, Josh Renner and Kaleb Anderson, 8 great grandchildren, Alex, Katie, Mishell, Charli, Henri, Addison, Denae, Josiah and Anton and one great great grandchild, Braxton, one sister-in-law, Doris Peterson and many other relatives and friends.


Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Carrie, Lydia, Marcella, Mike, Myron, Lawrence, George and John and her son-in-law, Aaron Anderson.


The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau.  The Rev. Tom Lindner will preside.  Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services all at the church. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services and the staff at Mount View Care Center for the wonderful care and support you gave to Lorraine. 

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at



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June 2, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church (Wausau)

Funeral Mass
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church (Wausau)

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