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Lorraine Gietzen

Lorraine Gietzen

Friday, March 30th, 1928 - Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Lorraine Gietzen, 91, Independence, MO passed away Oct. 19, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Friday, Oct. 25 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee's Summit Rd, Independence, MO 64055; inurnment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am before Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Rheumatology Research Foundation, 2200 Lake Blvd. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319.
Lorraine was born March 30, 1928 in Detroit, MI and graduated from St. Clements High School in Center Line, MI. She was a member of St. Mark’s Parish and previously served as organist at St. Mary’s and choir director and organist at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic churches. She was an administrative assistant at Rockhurst University until her retirement. She was a certified ceramics instructor and taught ceramics classes out of her home. She also made wedding cakes and enjoyed crocheting and quilting. She made many baby blankets and donated them to her church.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Frank Gietzen, son Richard “Rick” Gietzen and brother Eugene “Gene” Blair. She is survived by sons Eugene “Gene” Gietzen, Springfield, MO; Loren Gietzen and wife Mary, Independence, MO; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    St. Mark's Catholic Church
    Address
    3736 South Lees Summit Road
    INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Mark's Catholic Church
    Address
    3736 South Lees Summit Road
    INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Mass
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt Olivet Cemetery
    Raytown, MO 64133

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Carla Parrish

Posted at 08:01pm
I am so sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing. Although we've been out of touch for a while, she was always a smart, funny, sweet lady. I will be unable to attend her services, but my prayers are with the whole family.
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