Lorraine Dill

September 16, 1927June 9, 2013

Lorraine Dill,85,of Bradenton,passed away on Sunday,June 9, 2013. Lorraine was born in Detroit, Michigan;grew up in Oscoda, Michigan, and then returned to Detroit, Michigan.She was the Executive Assistant to the owner of Raycon Industries in Livonia, MI.Upon retirement she and her husband, Arvel (Whitey) moved to Barton City, MI where they resided for 6 years.In 1979 she moved to Bradenton, Florida.Lorraine was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary,a member of the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Lakewood Ranch Sarasota Elks,#2855.Lorraine loved the University of Michigan Wolverines, Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions.She became a Florida State Seminoles fan when her grandchildren attended and graduated from FSU.She was notoriously lucky playing the slot machines and enjoyed many trips with her family and friends in pursuit of the Big Jackpot! She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Arvel (Whitey) and survived by her daughter Kathi Beck, son John (Tracie), grandchildren Melissa Beck, Christopher Beck, Blake Dill, and brother Robert Dorton (Pat).Visitation will be held at the Manasota Memorial Park and Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m. with Committal service to follow at the Rotunda at 10:01a.m.In lieu of flowers,memorials may be made to the Elks Harry Anna Trust Fund, c/o Lakewood Ranch-Sarasota, Elks, 4908 Lena Road, Suite 104, Brandenton, Florida 34211.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2013
  • Committal Thursday, June 13, 2013

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June 19, 2013

So sorry to hear of the death of your mother and grandmother. It was an honor to have known her. Sincerely,
Louella & Paul ??

Kyle Solari

June 17, 2013

I will always cherish the Saturday afternoons I was able to spend with this wonderful woman and her wonderful family.

June 15, 2013

Kathi, John and your families we are so very sorry.
Marcia, Jessi and Carly

June 13, 2013

Your Mama was such a wonderful Lady. My heart goes out to you, John, Tracie, and Blake...Love you, Becky

Marie Widmyer

June 13, 2013

As a young girl, my sister, my brother and I have such fond memories of Aunt Lorraine and Uncle Whitey, (oh and can't forget Grandma Dorton.) They both are and will be greatly missed. To The Dill and The Beck Family's, We are truly sorry for your loss and you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda,Marie,Denise,and William Dorton

Fred & Nancy Dehnke

June 12, 2013

To the Dill family. Sorry to hear about the passing of Lorraine. We remember the good times in Barton City.

Pam Dorton

June 12, 2013

To the Dill families, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Love, Pam, Charlie and Jon Dorton

Donna Lewis

June 12, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. What great people both of your parents were. Loved them both.