August 5, 1915 ~ May 6, 2009
Lorraine Eiler, age 93, of New Hampton, died on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at New Hampton Care Center. Mildred Lorraine Eiler was born on August 5, 1915 to Samuel and Justina (Walentiny) Boos in New Hampton, IA. She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1932. Lorraine taught first through eighth grade in a one room class room for the Fredericksburg and New Hampton School Districts. She loved teaching and being with children. She carried that aspect into and throughout her life along with her compassionate and caring nature. In 1944 Lorraine was united in marriage to Leonard H. Eiler in Red Bank, NJ while Leonard was serving in the United States Army. They lived on a farm north west of New Hampton for most of their married life. They were blessed with two children Patricia and Nancy. Lorraine moved to town in 1990, where she has lived ever since. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, playing bingo and cards with friends. Lorraine is survived by her two daughters Patricia (Lon) Ladwig of Sarasota, FL and Nancy (Brad) Janssen of West Des Moines, IA; five grandchildren Tricia (Brent) Arslaner of San Francisco, CA, Joshua Ladwig of Sarasota, FL, Bryce (Ashley) Hardt of Colorado Springs, CO, Erik (Tonya) Hardt of Urbandale, IA, and Anna Janssen of Cedar Falls, IA; two great grandchildren Sloan Arslaner and Eiler Hardt; one brother Robert Boos of New Hampton, IA; one sister Colletta Buss of St. Paul, MN; one sister-in-law Geraldine Boos of New Hampton,IA. She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard on April 23, 1977; her parents; one brother Earl Boos; one sister Arlene Denner. Cemetery: Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at New Hampton with Sam, Andy, Robert, Chris and Matt Boos serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be 1:00-2:00pm on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Service: Funeral services will be 2:00pm on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Chapel in New Hampton with Pastor Rod Ankrom officiating.