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.