Lorraine Korpi, 84, of Ely, dies

Lorraine Frances (Klun) Korpi, 84, of Ely passed away at the Boundary Waters Care Center on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. She was born to Joseph and Mary Klun on March 26, 1931 in Ely.

She was raised in Ely and graduated from Ely Memorial High School.

She married Kenneth Korpi in 1955. She worked at the Klun Grocery Store for many years retiring in 1995.

Lorraine is survived by her nephew Geno (Joellyn) Klun along with many other loving nieces, nephew and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Kenneth Korpi and her brother Stanley.

A memorial mass will be held on Monday, July 6 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely at 11 a.m. with visitation being held an hour earlier. A luncheon will follow at the church.
Lorraine will be buried at Fort Snelling, next to Kenneth.

Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.