Lorraine Sobotta

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Lorraine A. Sobotta, 84, Arcadia, died Thursday, April 29, 2021 at her home.

Lorraine was born August 21, 1936 in rural Arcadia, Trempealeau County, to Louis and Theresa (Eckel) Servais. She married LaVerne C. Sobotta August 6, 1957 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Arcadia.

The couple farmed in rural Arcadia for 50 years. They moved to town in 2009. Lorraine was a great cook and cookie maker. She enjoyed doing puzzles, word search, going to auctions and running the Sobotta Mercantile. She had a knack for picking out 4-leaf clovers. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, Arcadia.

Lorraine is survived by her husband, LaVerne; eight children, Darlene (Joe) Feltes of Arcadia, Jane (Ned) Easterling of Corsicana, Texas, Joseph Sobotta of Virginia Beach, Va., Lori (Bill) Olson of Arcadia, Randy (Connie) Sobotta of Rochester, Minn., Tom Sobotta of Pigeon Falls, Dan (Heidi) Sobotta of Whitehall and Steve (Krystl) Sobotta of Augusta; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; brother and sisters, Virginia Smieja of Independence, Marion (Jerome) Schank of Blair, Ken (Carolyn) Servais of Lewes, Del. and Sharon Secoy of Rockford, Ill.; sister-in-law, Jackie Servais of Bloomington, Minn.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Phyllis Passow and Shirley Suchla; brother, Gary Servais.

Mass of Christian Burial (with Covid-19 guidelines) will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Holy Family Parish with Rev. Kyle N. Laylan officiating. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus cemetery, both in Arcadia.

Visitation will be held 9-11 a.m. prior to services at the church on Wednesday with the rosary being recited at 10:30 a.m.

Mass may be viewed on Holy Family Catholic Church Facebook Live on the following link:


A special thank you to Winona Hospice, all of our private home health care givers and Father Kyle.