Lorraine Ruth McDonald
March 6, 1926 – June 29, 2019
Lorraine Ruth McDonald, age 93, passed away peacefully at Boulder Creek Assisted Living on June 29, 2019.
Lorraine was born on March 6, 1926 to Joseph and Helen Candela. She was happily married for 62 years to the late James R. McDonald.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Kenneth McDonald, Katherine Florentine, Karen Ann McDonald (Charles Boekeloo) and Anne Chapman. Additionally, she is also survived by her grandchildren, Megan Florentine, Evan Burdick, Natalie Crotty, Mathew Burdick, Ryan McDonald and Carly Anne Chapman, as well as four Great Grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband James R. McDonald in 2008 and grandson Andrew Burdick.
Lorraine loved her family and her life surrounded by nature on the Rogue River outside of Rockford. She was one of the longest-term volunteers at Frederick Meijer Gardens and considered people at the gardens part of her family.
A Memorial Reception for Lorraine will be held Monday July 8, 2019 from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. at Reyers North Valley Chapel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Lorraine’s name be made to Frederick Meijer Gardens.
- Memorial Reception Monday, July 8, 2019