Lorraine Alice Meisch


Lorraine Alice Meisch departed from this earth to a better place on December 20, 2017.

She was born in Gackle, North Dakota, on July 7, 1925, to John and Esther (Zillmer) Kuck.

Lorraine married Pete Kirschenmann on June 17, 1945, in Hardin, Montana.  Five children were born to this union.  After Pete passed away in 1974, Lorraine married William (Bill) Meisch in 1975 in Hardin, Montana, and they were married for 30 years before Bill passed away in 2006.  Lorraine spent the past three years residing at Heritage Acres in Hardin, Montana.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; husband Pete Kirschenmann and second husband William Meisch; brothers Elroy, Edwin and Vernon Kuck, sister Violet DeVous and granddaughters Rhonda Rader and Shauna (Gamble) Jones.

Survivors include two brothers Ervin (Gigi) Kuck and Frank (Eileen) Kuck of Billings; three sons Gordon Kirschenmann, Robert (Sherry) Kirschenmann of Hardin and Ronald Kirschenmann of Ozark, Alabama; two daughters  Jeanine (Richard) Reiss of East Helena and Marilyn (Robert) Jones of Boise, Idaho; two stepsons Stanley (Helen) Meisch of Molalla, Oregon and Jeffrey Meisch of Billings;  21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. 

A special thanks to the staff at Heritage Acres and Dr. Morissette for the special care they gave our mother.

Memorial service will be March 5, 2018  Monday at 2:00 PM in the Bullis Funeral Chapel.

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