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Published March 07, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lorraine K. (Torrey) Kiernan

Lorraine K. (Torrey) Kiernan, age 92, of Fargo, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo. She was born on December 31, 1920 in Jamestown, North Dakota, to Roy L. and Christine (Sonnek) Torrey. Lorraine graduated from Eldridge High School in 1938 and played on the Eldridge state champion girls' basketball team.

She attended Jamestown College and in 1943 enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, Women's Reserve, and was honorably discharged in December 1945. After the war, she ran Lorraine's Beauty Shop in Jamestown for many years. On November 27, 1948, she married Robert Eugene Kiernan in Jamestown. He passed away January 6, 1978. Among Lorraine's interests were gardening, fishing, hunting, playing cards, and dancing when she was young. She was a member of St. James Parish, the Tabernacle Society, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

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