Lorayne M. Steinleitner, Waverly


Lorayne M. Steinleitner, age 82, of Waverly died Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at her home with family at her side.
Funeral services were held  a.m. Saturday, October 19, at Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Maple Lake with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Palmer officiating.  Burial was held Monday, October 21, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Assembly Area 6.  
Lorayne Mary Steinleitner was born December 21, 1930, in Balsam Township, near Bovey, MN to Charles and Lempi (Beckman) Bibeau.  On June 25, 1955, she was united in marriage to Wallace Henry Steinleitner in Minneapolis.  Over the years, Lorayne worked for Bell Telephone Company, Pearson Candy Company, at a plastic molding company, at an Alaskan Newspaper, at Deer Lake Apple Orchard, H&R Block and she did housekeeping.  She was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, White Earth Indian Tribe, the Montrose VFW Auxiliary, Wright County Home Extension Group and a member of many card clubs.  Lorayne volunteered as a 4-H leader, at the Wright County Historical Society, Wright County Jail and at the Buffalo Food Co-op.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing cards, water skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, fishing, going to church group and picking blueberries.
She is survived by her children  and their spouses, Steven and Nancy of Annandale, Suzan and Gordon Lyrek of Watkins, Sandra and Ziggi Christie of Waverly and Scott of Waverly; brothers Howard and Renate Bibeau of Manassas, VA, Bob and Barbara Bibeau of Nashwauk, Jack Bibeau of Nashwauk and Don Bibeau of Deer River; six grandchildren, David, Lisa, Amy, Brian, Beth and Lynn; 10 great-grandchildren, Amaya, Danielle, Tyler, Carter, Sam, Bryce, Megan, Ella, Brody and Brielle; and many nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her father, Charles Bibeau; mother, Lempi Wachsman; step-father, William Wachsman; husband, Wally Steinleitner; and brother, Herbert Bibeau.
Pallbearers were David Lyrek, Lisa Bizzell, Amy Buccek, Brian Lyrek, Beth Steinleitner and Lynn Lyrek.  Myrna Jude, David Schmidt, Amaya Lyrek and Danielle Lyrek provided the music.  Arrangements were entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute at dingmannfuneral.com.