Lorraine Hinton

Lorraine Hinton

Lorraine Hinton, age 85 of Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Lorraine was born on April 12, 1928 to Alrik and Nellie (Edeburn) Eksten in Flint, Michigan. She married Leonard Hinton on February 18, 1947.
Lorraines life revolved around her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and also for her love of music and flowers.
She will deeply be missed by her children, Delores (John) Anderley of Ramsey, MN, Twila (Terry) Smude of Brainerd, MN, Denise Geslin of Coon Rapids, MN, Sally (Kevin) Borst of Pillager, MN, Shawna (Ed) Pace of Pillager, MN, Leonard (Sue) Hinton of Ramsey, MN, Aaron (Phyllis) Hinton of Ramsey, MN, Kurtis (Del) Hinton of Elk River, MN, Bruce Hinton of Elk River, MN, Gregory (Lisa) Hinton of Andover, MN; 33 grandchildren, 79 great-grandchildren; and brother, Oscar (Donna) Eksten of Merrifield, MN.
Lorraine is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; son, Gaylen; granddaughter, Amber Borst; parents, brother Alrik Eksten, and son-in-law, Don Birdsall.
A visitation for Lorraine will be held from 4-7 PM on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd.
A Celebration of Lorraines life will take place at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Brainerd.
Interment at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.
Memorials are preferred.
Caring for Lorraine and the Hinton Family:
Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home
Brainerd Chapel 218-829-3581

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