Lorraine Mildred Byrnes

Lorraine Mildred Byrnes, 85, a resident of ManorCare Nursing Center in Fond du Lac, passed away on May 28, 2016 at the Center. She was born July 25, 1930 in Fond du Lac, a daughter of the late Edward and Leona Miskie Meilahn. On November 27, 1965, she married Maurice Francis Byrnes at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Dotyville.

Lorraine and her husband Maurice owned and operated a Dairy Farm in the Town of Empire for many years. She was a long term member of Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church in Dotyville.

Survivors include: brother-in-law, Edward Byrnes and sister-in-law, Rita Krug, along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, long term caregivers at ManorCare and friends. Preceding her in death were her husband, Maurice on March 12, 2009; her son, Michael Byrnes on August 15, 1991; three brothers, Edward, Clarence and Glenn Meilhan; brothers-in-law, Robert Byrnes and wife Betty, Kenneth Krug, and sister-in-law, Joyce Byrnes.

Services: Lorraine’s family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac, from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM. A Memorial Service with a Liturgy of the Word will be held at 11:30 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, www.nationalmssociety.org.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com