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Lorraine Meyers
Of Arlington Heights  

Lorraine Meyers was born October 17, 1925 in Chicago to Victor and Mary (nee Tomal) Schaffer.  She died May 21, 2018 at JourneyCare Hospice in Barrington. 

During WWII at the age of 18, Lorraine worked undercover for the government as an Espionage Agent.  She worked in defense plants to find saboteurs and as a Chicago police officer for 2 years. After the war Lorraine worked as secretary for the Florsheim Shoe Company and as a receptionist for doctors’ offices.  She also was a supervisor and inspector for various industries, most notably for the Industrial Condenser Company.  Her passion was floral arranging and craft work.  Lorraine studied floral arranging in both France and in Japan.  She won several awards for her floral designs.  She served as secretary and also president of the Niles Garden Club.   

Lorraine is survived by her son LeRoy Meyers. 

Lorraine is preceded in death by her husband Harry Meyers; her brother Victor Schaffer Jr., and by her parents. 

Visitation Thursday May 24, 2018 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights and Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 411 N Wheeling Rd, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 from 10:00 AM until the time of mass at 11:00 AM.  Interment private.


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Visitation

Thursday

24

May

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Visitation

Friday

25

May

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

411 N. Wheeling Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

Funeral Mass

Friday

25

May

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church

411 N. Wheeling Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

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