A. Lorraine Ahlfeld, 89

A. Lorraine Ahlfeld, 89, of rural Wabash, died at 7:50 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born Aug. 14, 1928, in Wabash County, to Hugh E. and Marie A. (Keppel) Comer.

Lorraine was a 1946 graduate of Roann High School.  She married Albert Eugene "Gene" Ahlfeld on Feb. 14, 1948, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Peru; he died April 30, 2015. 

She was a homemaker and a farmer's wife.  She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Wabash.  Lorraine enjoyed reading, going to family activities, talking, playing the piano, and was the church’s Sunday school pianist many years.  She and Gene wintered in Sebring, Fla. several years. 

She is survived by three sons, Ken (Terri) Ahlfeld and Kraig (Linda) Ahlfeld, both of Wabash, and Dr. Steven (Helen) Ahlfeld of Indianapolis; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Emily) Ahlfeld of Noblesville, Shawn (Stacy) Ahlfeld of Fort Thomas, Ky., Natalie (Erik) Pieczowski of Hinsdale, Ill., Nicole (Kip) Chase of Indianapolis, Jennifer (Mike) O'Neil of Kansas City, Kan., Toni (Troy) McKillip and Shelly (Brian) Myers, both of Wabash, Adam (Katherine) Ahlfeld and Christopher Ahlfeld, both of Indianapolis; 19 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Louise (John) Freeman of Roann. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Jane Ott.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church, 173 Hale Drive, Wabash, with Pastor Manfred Fremder officiating.  Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery.  Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Inclusive Playground Fund.

The memorial guest book for Lorraine may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Feb 20