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April 25, 1932-July 27, 2021

Lorraine Radtke Seemann, age 89, of Waconia and formerly of Lester Prairie and Winsted passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.  She was born on April 25, 1932 in Glencoe, the daughter of Francis H. & Mayme (Smith) Donnay.

On July 21, 1951, Lorraine M. Donnay and Wilbert “Willie” Radtke were joined in holy marriage at St Pius X Catholic Church in Glencoe.   God blessed their marriage with seven children.

On October 20, 1995 Lorraine M. Radtke and Clarence A. Seemann were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.   Clarence Seemann preceded. Lorraine in death on February 23, 2017.

Lorraine was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, and she belonged to The St. Anne’s Society.

She was a very social person, and enjoyed playing cards and having coffee parties with her friends.  Early in their marriage, Clarence and Lorraine loved to walk the nature trail by their home in Winsted.

Survived by children: Barbara Radtke of Minneapolis, Kim (Rod) Lasky of New Hope, Joseph (Kit) Radtke of Winsted, LuAnn (Bryon) Weisenburger of Lester Prairie, Jon (Colleen ) Radtke of Fort Myers, Florida and William (Michelle) Radtke of Lester Prairie; fifteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; a sister: Carol

(Ronnie) Maresh of Glencoe; a sister-in-law: Jane Radtke of Winsted; stepchildren: Robert ( Ayelet)  Seemann of Eden Prairie, Paul Seemann of Excelsior,

Merri Lea (Barry) Kyllo of Lester Prairie and Laurie Slama of Crystal; step grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband Clarence, she was preceded in death by a daughter Jeanette Howg, her parents, brothers, Sylvester Donnay, Victor Donnay and Gerald Donnay and sister,  Betty Harens.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lorraine Radtke Seemann will be held on Friday, July 30th at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.  Father John Hayes will be the Celebrant. There will be a reviewal  from 9:30 to 10:30 before the Mass.  There will be a luncheon at the church following the funeral mass.  The interment at St. Pius X Cemetery in Glencoe will follow the luncheon.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 29th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.  A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M. followed by Parish Prayers at 7:30 P.M.

Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, July 30th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Erik Howg, Thomas Strei, Nicholas Strei, Jeremy Radtke, Nathan Weisenburger, Michael Radtke and Jordan Radtke.




5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mike and Deb Quast

    You will alway be remembered by creating stories and memories that people will reminiscing over for years to come.

  2. Sue Senne (Gueningsman)

    My deepest sympathies to all of you with the loss of your mother. As you hold her memory close to your heart, may you find comfort and peace.

  3. Janet Hall

    LuAnn and family,
    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom, thoughts, prayers, sympathies and hugs.

  4. Shelly Johnson (WVA)

    Dear Barb & family,
    I was sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Sending thoughts and prayers to your family.

  5. Ron and Pam Rolf

    Radtke Family. I just found out today about your Mom’s passing. Alot of fond memories of her and the rest of the Radtke clan. She and Clarence were my neighbor in Winsted and we enjoyed our visits. My condolences to everyone. Blessed be her memory.


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