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Loraine E. Urbanek

June 3, 1923 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 98)


Loraine Urbanek, 98 years old, passed away on May 21, 2022. She was born in Plain, WI to Mary and Walter Liegel and was a member of St Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. She was a sister to 5 brothers and 8 sisters. As a young woman, Loraine worked on the family farm, in her late teens worked at Badger Ordnance in Baraboo, WI. She moved to Milwaukee in early twenties to work as a bookkeeper at Blatz Brewing Company. She married Steve Urbanek in 1946 and started a family in Milwaukee. Steve was a home builder, broker & realtor and Loraine became the interior decorator for his model homes. In 1973, she and Steve moved the family to Fort Lauderdale, FL to further his construction career.

Loraine is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Steve G. Urbanek, and her youngest son, Thomas Urbanek who passed in 2014. She is survived by 7 sons and 3 daughters: Stephan (Susan) of Oakland Park, Robert (Patricia) of Hutchinson Island, David (Daryl) of Waukesha, WI, Russell (Nenita) of Boca Raton, Jeffrey (Debra) of Leesburg, James (Dixie) of Delray Beach, Jon (Lisa) of St Augustine, Mary Beth Ahmed-Yahia (Brahim) of Waukesha, WI, Susan Scheetz (Rick) of New Smyrna Beach, Lori Bancale (Giovanni) Brussels, Belgium. She has 31 Grandchildren and 26 Great grandchildren.

For those of you familiar with Loraine, you know her life circled around family. She had eternal love for her husband. She stayed close with her sisters, sister(s) in law, brothers, and brother(s) in laws who were spread out across the states. She had unconditional and everlasting love for all her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her best memories were spent with family during family events. Many of her greatest gifts to them consisted simply of her homemade treasures; pies, potato salad, stuffed sock monkey dolls, baby quilts and other precious items that were spectacular and will be remembered and valued by all. Her other favorite past time was her love of shopping with her daughters and other girls in the family to see and wear the latest fashion trends and keep up with latest styles.

Loraine (Mom) will be forever missed and dearly loved by all.

Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Wisconsin.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Trustbridge Hospice at 550 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite: 550 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at4595 Bayview Drive Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308.

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May 31, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baird-Case Jordan-Fannin Funeral Home
4343 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

June 1, 2022

10:00 AM
St. John The Baptist Catholic Church
4595 Bayview Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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