Lorena was an entrepreneur at heart. And in 2001 her dreams were realized with the opening of the Heart Tea Lunch and Hearts Delight Bed and Breakfast. Her dreams continued to grow and blossom with more bed and breakfasts going up and then the opening of Expressions of Honor.
Not only was she an entrepreneur but she was a woman of passion. She had passion for her family, her town, and most of all for her Lord. She loved her family and would settle for nothing but the best for them. She was her daughter’s biggest fan.
She served on town council for two terms and was proud of Coronation and had dreams of what it could become.
If you couldn’t find Lorena you could be sure that she was somewhere with her Bible as the Word of God was her most prized possession. She always said “if you have Jesus you can just hang on a hook anywhere.” Her faith was something that never left.
Lorena is survived by her husband Blaine, her daughter Jill and husband Matthew. Siblings Ray (Marlene), Beverly (Gordon), Clinton (Dianne), Myrline (Larry); mother-in-law and father-in-law, Marie and Richard Scheffelmaier, in-laws, Michelle (Kevin), Greg (Karen); numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives as well as many dear friends.
To commemorate Lorena’s life, a funeral service was held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Coronation Community Centre, Coronation, AB with Pastor Terry Belcourt officiating. Jeff Jarvis gave a loving tribute in honour of his aunt. Clint Cornelius gave the eulogy. Special music was by Sandy Foster and a trio Cathy, Laura, Rose singing “Jesus Loves Me”. There was a video tribute played during the service. Special recorded music was “The Irish Blessing” by Debbie Zepick. The congregational hymn was “It Is Well With My Soul” accompanied by Judy Heistad.
Honourary pallbearers were Ray and Marlene Cornelius, Beverly and Gord Hart, Clint and Dianne Cornelius, Myrline and Larry Tollefson, Michelle and Kevin McLean, Greg and Karen Scheffelmaier and Jeremy Scheffelmaier. The interment was immediately following the funeral service at the Coronation Cemetery. Lunch was prepared and served by the Coronation Evangelical Free Church Ladies. Memorial donations may be made to Coronation Hospital Foundation, Mail Bag 500, Coronation, AB, T0C 1C0, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Ave. Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. You may send your condolences by email to email@example.com Heather Caseley of Coronation Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. 1-888-578-2928 “Knowledge, Experience And Professionalism With A Personal Touch”