Lorraine Hanten


October 10, 1928 - June 10, 2021


Lorraine Hanten, 92, of White Lake, SD, died Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Platte Health Center in Platte, SD. Funeral services will be 2:30 PM Tuesday, June 15 at Trinity Lutheran Church in White Lake. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in White Lake. Funeral arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Lorraine “Rainy” Markhardt Hanten was born on October 10, 1928 to Charles & Minnie (Bogenhagen) Markhardt in White Lake, SD. She graduated from White Lake High School. She taught school, then worked in Plankinton, SD at the ASCS office until she married Oliver Hanten on January 17, 1964 and spent the rest of her life taking care of her family on their farm north of White Lake.

Lorraine was a life-long member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was an organist and taught Sunday School for many years. She was active in community events. She was always available to lend a hand wherever needed. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. Daily, she could be found doing the crossword puzzle from the paper, word searches, and jigsaw puzzles.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children: Lisa, Mark, Lee & Jan Hanten; grandchildren: Olivia Hanten, Randa Vanden Hoek, and Skyler & Quinn Hanten; sisters-in-law: Susan (Mike) Kerrick, Arlene Hanten, and Dee Hanten; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, six sisters, and four brothers.


None Scheduled


Tuesday, June 15, 2021
2:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
304 S Johnston St
White Lake, SD 57383


Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
White Lake, SD

Posted by Miriam Meier Dexter on July 1, 2021
Sorry for your loss, such a wonderful lady.
Posted by Rhonda McGregor on June 17, 2021
Lorraine was such a happy soul with a smile for everyone. I will miss her deeply at the nursing home. I always looked forward to seeing her each time I worked. Thoughts & prayers go out to her entire family. She's at peace now.
Posted by Barb Becker on June 15, 2021
Sorry for your loss. Lorraine was a wonderful woman, someone you could sit and visit with all day long. She will be missed and loved by many.
Posted by Jan Schlimgen on June 14, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Hold all your wonderful memories close to your heart.
Posted by Vicki Persson on June 13, 2021
Lisa, Mark, Lee, Jan, and grandchildren. My sympathy on the loss of your mom and grandmother. She was a wonderful lady , full of fun and well loved. She is united with Ollie. Her memory will continue to live in your hearts.
Posted by John and Kris Kieffer on June 13, 2021
Cherish the memories as they are priceless.
Posted by Rich hofer on June 13, 2021
Sorry for your lose mark Lisa lee and Jan may she rest in peace god bless
Posted by Neil A Peters on June 13, 2021
Lisa, Mark, Lee, and Jan, Deepest sympathy for your loss. I have many great memories of your mother. She was almost as much fun to go back and forth with as you all were. Love, Thoughts, and Prayers. Neil
Posted by Britt Bruner on June 12, 2021
Sorry to hear about your Mom. She always had such a positive attitude about life. Loved her smile. And, she raised some mighty fine kids! You are in my heart and prayers.
Posted by Tige & Michelle Everson on June 11, 2021
So many great memories of your Mom and Dad. Sincere sympathy and hugs to Mark, Lisa, Lee & Jan. Also, to Oliva and Randa, Skylar and Quinn. Love 💘 you all very much.😘
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