Lorraine M. (Lass) Kapusta

Born: Tue., Jun. 6, 1911
Died: Thu., Feb. 28, 2013


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Lancaster - Lorraine M. Kapusta, age 101, of Brodhead, formerly of Lancaster, WI, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead.  She was born on June 6, 1911 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Louis and Louise (Klofanda) Lass.  She married Newton Rolleston on October 14, 1939 in Milwaukee,  He passed away on July 23, 1960.  She then married Joseph Kapusta on May 25, 1962.  He passed away on January 10, 1997.

Lorraine had worked as a bookkeeper for American Linen Supply Co. and also Eastside Chevrolet, both of Milwaukee, moving to Lancaster, WI in 1970.  She had been a boy scout den mother, a substitute Sunday school teacher, a member of Job’s Daughters, The Majority Club, The Eastern Star, and Trinity Episcopal Church of Platteville, WI.  She enjoyed traveling, gardening, bird watching, oil painting, playing the piano, sewing, needlework, and being with family and friends. 

She is survived by a daughter; Karen (Curtis) Jones, Brodhead; two sons, James (Marj McNutt) Rolleston, Harker, Heights, TX, George Rolleston, Berea, OH; six grandchildren, Allison (Scott) Lange, Christopher (Kristi) Jones, Nicholas Jones, Melissa (Paul Schad) Jones, Sarah and Jordan Rolleston; five great-grandchildren, Elijah, Issiah, Zachariah, Jorah and Parker Jones; a niece, Mary (Chuck) Howell; two nephews, Thomas (Karen) Mashek, Robert Mashek;  and a very special friend, Shelby Freymiller. She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, a sister, Mildred Mashek, a brother-in-law, Howard Mashek, and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Rolleston.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Trinity Episcopal Church, Platteville, WI

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Michael Christ
   Posted Mon March 04, 2013
Although we had lost touch in her later years, Lorraine and Joe were a very special part of our family for years. Lorraine was my father, Wiilard Christ, cousin, and they all visited quite often while living in Lancaster and Dubuque.

I will always remember the beautiful penmanship Lorraine had, even as sh got older. It was always so nice receiving a Christmas card and note from her.

God bless her. I will always have fond memories

Sincerely, Michael Christ

John & Cindy Schindler
   Posted Sat May 18, 2013
We were neighbors of Joe and Lorraine in N. Lancaster for many years and my parents, Bill & Dee Pohle, were also friends of theirs. I just happened to see Lorraine in Dec at the care center as our daughter, Joanna, was her OT.
She seemed to be doing well that day, we had a nice chat and I was saddened to hear she had passed away. She was a classy lady and always very pleasant to us. We share our sympathy with you, her family.

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