Lorraine J. Priyatel, age 86 of Melrose, formerly of Ely, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, with a gathering in assembly area 1.
Lorraine Jane Janeksela was born Nov. 29, 1928, in Ely, Minn., to Matthew and Emmi (Hokkanen) Janeksela. On Feb. 28, 1942, she married John Priyatel in Ely. They were longtime residents of Ely before Lorraine moved to Melrose in 1999.