Lorraine "Sis" Hirth

Lorraine Della “Sis” Hirth, 90, of Lansing died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral Services were held Sunday, January 18 at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing, with Rev. Kevin Smith as the Officiant. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing.
Lorraine was born July 11, 1924 to Elmer and Elizabeth (Boltz) Sweatt in New Albin. She was baptized August 1, 1924 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Albin. She graduated from Lansing Public School in 1941.
Sis was united in marriage with Herbert Benjamin Hirth August 9, 1947 in Allamakee County. She worked as a waitress at Roeder’s Café, the Lansing Button Factory and Ben Decker’s Store in Churchtown. Sis enjoyed sewing, cooking and gardening. She was known for her great meals.
Sis is survived by her nieces and nephews, Jeanie Carroll of New Albin, Patty (John) Keenan of Lansing, Bob Smith of La Crosse, WI, Mickey (Jerry) Seitz of Lansing, Peggy (Bob) Larkin of Dorchester, Laurie (John) Rethwisch of Lansing, Becky (Loren) Miller of Lansing, Gary (Lollie) Hirth of Waukon and Connie Birkicht of Mount Vernon; and one sister-in-law, Irene Smith of Lansing.
Sis was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert, February 8, 2001; her parents; and two brothers, Levi and Clarence (Buster) Sweatt.
Condolences may be left at www.graufuneralhomes.com. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing is assisting the family with arrangements.