Lorraine "Miki" Ness, 83, Sun City Center, Fla. died July 7, 2007.
Lorraine was born to Conrad and Clara (Bollinger) Winkelmann in Chicago, Ill. on November 9, 1923.Lorraine became a homemaker upon the birth of her children. She enjoyed working part-time in sales at a local department store, introducing the latest styles of clothing to her girls. Upon her husband's retirement they moved to Cherokee Village, Ark. before moving to Brandon, Fla. and finally to Sun City Center, Fla. in 2000. Lorraine enjoyed cross-stitch, bowling and golf in her younger years, and most recently became quite adept on the computer.She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and loved to volunteer at Immanuel School, especially at the superstore. Lorraine was a wonderful wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and a kind friend to everyone she met. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ness.She is survived by: a sister, Florence Williams of Surprise, Ariz.; daughters, Linda Mangnall, Elmhurst, Ill. and Peggy Rankin, Brandon, Fla.; five grandchildren, Jonathan, David and Bryan Mangnall and Nicholas and Kelsey Rankin; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Jillian Mangnall. Funeral services were held July 13, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, in Brandon, Fla.Contributions may be made in memory of Lorraine to Immanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund or to LifePath Hospice, Sun City Center Hospice House.Memorials can be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund or LifePath Hospice.