Lorraine Pearson
Lorraine Pearson

Lorraine A. Pearson, 84, died on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at her home.

She was born on Feb. 7, 1933, in Olmsted County, the daughter of Douglas and Adlyn (Hemshrot) Fellows.

She graduated with the class of 1951 from Rochester High School.

She married Gene Pearson and in their union had four children.

She worked in various positions at Mayo Clinic for 30 years, retiring as an assistant payroll manager in 1994.

She enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening and growing flowers. She also enjoyed reading, coloring, crocheting, sewing, cooking and visiting with friends. She was a member of the Red Hat Group (Castle Queens), Class of '51 Ladies and Christian Women's Club.

She is survived by her children, Debbie Pearson of Rochester, Janice (Rick) Kingsley of Rock Dell and Jeff Pearson of Spring Valley; six grandchildren, Jeremy, Travis, Dustin, Patrick, Matthew and Amanda; eight great-grandchildren, Ashton, Noah, Emma, Bella, Clara, Josiah, Parker and Grant; sisters, Doris (Tom) DeMarce of Belmont, Mich., and Nancy (Gus) Myran of Menomonie, Wis.; and a brother, Ronald Fellows of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Pearson and a brother, Marvin Fellows.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home. Interment was held at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be directed to Mayo Clinic Olmsted Study of Aging (MCSA) or donor's choice.

To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com