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LAUREL — Lorraine Vogel, 86, of Laurel, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at her home in Laurel.

She was born in Glendive to Harold and Florence Donahue. Lorraine graduated from Dawson County High School in 1944 and MSU Bozeman School of Nursing in 1947.

She met and married George Vogel in Billings in 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1983.

Lorraine was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Laurel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and a brother, Alvin "Bucky."

Survivors include her daughters, Donna (Dave) Gauslow, of Laurel, and Katherine (George) Swanson, of Stevensville; and a son, Douglas (Helen) Vogel, of San Antonio, TX. Also surviving is a sister, Dolores O'Blizalo, of Spokane; a brother, Harold (Pat) Donahue, of Los Angeles; a special niece, Tootie Schneider; and special friend, Atha Philhower; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Laurel. Smith Funeral Chapel-Laurel assisted with cremation.

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