Lorraine E. Roland

Date of birth: June 24 1931

Date of death: August 19 2019

Lorraine Ethel Hegewald was born June 24, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to Gerhard & Katherine Hegewald. As a young child her family moved to Vancouver Washington driving cross country in a Model A Ford. Lorraine was the oldest of 6 children and graduated from Vancouver High school. She married Leonard H. Roland in 1952 and moved across the river to Portland to start her new life and a family.

She is survived by her two brothers Robert Hegewald & Kenneth Hegewald and her 4 children: Jori Sullivan, Eric Roland, Lisa Van Helsland & Mark Roland. She was the proud grandmother of 7 grandchildren and one great grandson.

After raising her 4 children Lorraine helped in the family business and then started her own career in Real Estate which she did until her retirement.

She loved to meet and socialize with new people and always had a ready smile for her friends and loved ones. Her passion was cooking and her family.

She will be greatly missed.





9 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Kristen K Proper RIP Lorraine. Xoxo

Candle lit by Nancy Roland Hi Mom. Well I miss you ???? I want to thank you for raising four such great kids. I love them all and am so happy to be married to Eric. Thanks for welcoming me into your family. I couldn't have asked for a sweeter or more caring mother in law. I love you ????

Candle lit by Sasha Grandma, I'm going to miss you so much. You have always done your best to take care of those you love and I hope you could see just how loved you are in return. I'll always keep your memory close to my heart.

Candle lit by Jori Mom, you are so missed already by many and you've only been gone a very short time. There are so many loving tributes to your love, care and dedication that you deserve. You were always there for us and I hope I can continue to properly honor you. I love you Mom..

Candle lit by Staff at Crown Memorial Center Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Dikki and Marshall Van Helsland Dear Larraine, wish we could have met you . We are so proud to have one of your kids, Lisa, in our family, married to our son Mike. we've also enjoyed our contact with Eric and Jori recently. We wish you a happy journey to your next endeavor.

Candle lit by Robert hegewald Love you sis.

Candle lit by Corinne Love you, Grandma

Candle lit by Lisa Bye Mom, I'm really going to miss you more and more. I love you. We had a really nice send off for you this weekend. Your brothers were there and several cousins. There was a lots of love in that house . I'm looking forward to seeing your smile again.