Lorraine Frances Welk

Jan. 14, 1927-Jan. 6, 2021

Lorraine Frances Welk,

the daughter of Martin

and Mable (Westgard)

Fosness was born on

January 14, 1927 in Pierce

County, North Dakota.

She died at the age of 93

years on Wednesday,

January 6, 2021 at the

Heart of America Care

Center in Rugby, North


She married Carl C.

Welk on November 2,


She is survived by: her

children, Marlin (Bea) of

Rugby, Linda (Ron) Wolf

of Fargo, Wayne (Barb) of

Willow City and Jay (Tra-

cie) of Willow City; 10

grandchildren; 20 great

grandchildren; one

great-great grandchild; si-

blings, Merle Ness and El-

vera Fedje.

Funeral services will be

held at 11:00 a.m. Satur-

day, January 16 at St. Paul

Lutheran Church in Rug-

by with burial at 12:00

noon in the Marker

Cemetery, rural Rugby.

Visitation will be from

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Fri-

day with a prayer service

and sharing of memories

beginning at 6:00 p.m. at

the Anderson Funeral

Home in Rugby. Visita-

tion will continue on Sa-

turday for one hour prior

to the time of services at

the church. The service

will be live-streamed on

the funeral homes

YouTube page, to view

visit their website and the

link can be found below

his obituary.

To read the full obitu-

ary and sign the online

guestbook visit:



(Anderson Funeral

Home, Rugby, ND)