Rosemary LorimorRosemary Lorimor, 88, a resident of Wascott, died on Friday, June 24, 2011, at the Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.
Rosemary Lorimor, 88, a resident of Wascott, died on Friday, June 24, 2011, at the Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.
Rosemary Wall Keaough was born on July 14, 1922, in Superior to parents William J. and Frances (Wall) Keaough. After graduating from Central Sr. High School in Superior, she moved to Washington D.C. where she worked for the telephone company. On Dec. 27, 1950, she was united in marriage to Keith Lorimor in Washington, D.C. The couple had been residents of Superior before moving to Wascott in 1978. She was a member of the Gordon- Wascott Historical Society, the Gordon Senior Citizens and Catholic Daughters. She spent the last three decades at her home on Bass Lake a few miles southwest of Gordon. She loved the outdoors and life in the woods.
She is survived by her two sons, William (Terry) Lorimor of Loveland, Colo., Francis “Ted” Lorimor of Maple; two daughters, Marjorie (Bruce) Smith of Superior, Carrie Jo (Glen) Waisanen of Gordon; six grandchildren, Destin Lorimor, Carrie (Erik) Olson, Kendall Smith, Mitchell, Haley and Hannah Quigley; and one great-grandchild, Madelyn Wirkus.
Rosemary is preceded in death by her husband Keith L. Lorimor on March 4, 2000; one son Keith L. Lorimor Jr. on Jan. 28, 1974; her parents; three sisters, Jean Hartnett, Louise Marrs, Frances Yanda; and brother William Keaough.
A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, June 30 at 11 a.m. at the St. Pius Catholic Church in Solon Springs with Fr. James Kinney as celebrant. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Inurnment will follow at the St. Francis Cemetery in Superior. Online condolences may be left at www.brownfuneralhome.net.