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Lorraine McPherson

July 20th, 1932 - November 2, 2010

 
Peacefully in the early morning with Karen by her side, mom passed away at her home, The Golden Links Lodge. She was predeseased by her husband Art of 50 years, her parents, four brothers, 2 brothers-inlaw and and 3  sisters in law. She leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Wayne(Cheryl) , Mark, Warren and her daughter Karen(Darryl) , Six grandchildren Roberta(Travis) , Ellen, Andrew, Deborah(William) , David, and Ryan, Four foster grandchildren, Shania, Steven, Sheila and Jordan. Her only great grandchild Drea, David's daughter. Mom was also grandma to 23 other foster grandchildren.  Mom also leaves to cherish her memory her sister in law, Eileen Rathert, son in law, Wayne Thiessen and many nieces, nephews and friends. Mom will be missed by all who knew her.
 
Mom married dad October 21, 1952, and farmed with dad and and raised their kids until dad retired from farming in 1979. He and mom and their two youngest then moved into Sanford. In 1990 mom and dad moved into Mandan Manor.  After dad's passing, Mom stayed at the Manor until October of 2008 when she had fallen. After a short stay in the Carman Hospital mom  had moved into the Golden Links Lodge January 27, 2009.  She was happy and content there once she settled in.   Thank-you so much to the nurses and staff there( to many to name) for the excellent care of mom. And thank-you for making my staying there with mom the most comforatable those last couple of days.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel, Carman.  Interment will take place at the Sanford Cemetery.Honorary Pallbearers were Roberta McPherson-Buelow, Ellen McPherson, Andrew McPherson, Deborah Thiessen, David Thiessen, and Ryan Thiessen.

Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.