Lorene Wolf, 87

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Lorene Anna Wolf was born April 22, 1927 at Woonsocket, SD to Mathew and Lena (Hein) Wolf.

She moved to the Winner area at an early age and in 1945 she moved to the Redfield State Hospital and School. She remained there for the next 30 years.

In 1975 she moved back to Winner when the South Central Adjustment Training Center was opened. Later, she moved to the Winner Long Term Care Facility.

While living at the Adjustment Training Center, she enjoyed her work and new found independence. Lorene was presented the first Bill Sacker award. It was given to an individual with mental retardation who left an institution and became an integrated member of society. It was said in the very beginning she was determined to make it on her own. It was her dream and her goal and she never lost sight of it. Lorene won eleven Special Olympic medals and was a member of the Greater Tripp ARC, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and the Winner Lioness Club.

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