Cover photo for Lorraine Marie Marcinkus's Obituary
Lorraine Marie Marcinkus Profile Photo
1929 Lorraine 2021

Lorraine Marie Marcinkus

November 21, 1929 — March 21, 2021

Lorraine Marie Marcinkus
91, of Indianapolis, passed away on March 21, 2021 at St Francis Hospital in Mooresville. Lorraine was born on November 21, 1929 in Chicago, IL to the late Marie Anna (Vaichikauskas) and Roy H. Michaelson.

A strong, tough and feisty lady, Lorraine was a proud mother who raised four children, Robert, Deborah, Russell and Pam and loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren unconditionally. She was known to have a green thumb and loved gardening, raising various vegetables and flowers over the years. She will be missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Marcinkus; daughter Deborah Van Wyk; a son Robert Marcinkus and brothers Roy Michaelson and Robert Michaelson.

She is survived by her son Russell (Shelby) Marcinkus; daughter Pam Van Wyk; grandchildren Jeff (Lisa) Van Wyk, Jason Van Wyk, Amy (Craig) Knox, Julie Scott, Joseph (Chelsea) Marcinkus, Daniel (Dorothy) Marcinkus, Nicole (Chuck) Thompson; 10 great grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson.

According to her wishes she will be cremated and no formal services will be observed.

Final arrangements and cremation are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville.

Please visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Lorraine Marie Marcinkus, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Card

Send a Card