M. Lorraine Kratzer


M. Lorraine Kratzer, 84, of GraysonView, Selinsgrove, passed away there on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. She had resided at GraysonView since 2011.
She was born Dec. 15, 1934, in Port Trevorton, a daughter of the late Virginia L. (Drumheller) Ferry and Robert Benner. She was married to Russell W. Goodling who preceded her in death in 1985. In 2000, she married Gene S. Kratzer who died in 2009.
Lorraine was a 1952 graduate of Greenwood High School.
She had been employed at the Snyder Nursing Home, Middleburg and Penn Lutheran Village, Selinsgrove. Most of her working life was spent in food service at the Dutch Pantry and Gary's Farm House, Selinsgrove.
She was of the Lutheran faith.
Lorraine was a Penn State fan but most of all she enjoyed life and her family.
She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Sheree and Ottis Swope and Torre Downs; two sons, Russell Goodling and James Goodling; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Dressler and Barbara Reeder.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Ted Ferry.
A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. William D. Jones officiating.
Private burial will be in Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg.
Contributions in Lorraine's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.
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Tracy Snook
Aug 08, 2019
Blooming Garden Basket was purchased for the family of M. Lorraine Kratzer by Tracy Snook.  Send flowers
marti rinck
Aug 08, 2019
so sorry to hear of your mother's passing, I am so glad you got to spend all these years with her. remember the good times
Susan Ewig Guyer
Aug 07, 2019
Sheree. Torre. Russ. James.
my Prayers and sympathy is with each of you and your family during your tremendous loss. 💔 Russ I will miss your daily humor of you and Lorraine visits.. she was a Great LADY. 😥
Bonnie Landis Goff
Aug 07, 2019
So sorry for your families loss.
Memories are the best at a time like this. Please enjoy the ones you had with her. Makes me think of the ones I had with her and your family.
Teresa Lynn
Aug 07, 2019
May the peace of God comfort you all during your time of grieving. I pray He gives you strength to endure the future and remind you of the hope forever in Heaven.