Lorraine Bown, 91, of Onida, died Oct. 27, 2013 in Pierre.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg with Pastor Jeff Adel officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Edna Lorraine Hord was born April 15, 1922 in Wausau, NE to George and Elsie (Coon) Hord. She graduated from Gettysburg High School.
Lorraine worked for the WPA. On April 18, 1942 she was married to Walter Sidney Bown. They made their home in rural Onida.
She is survived by her husband, Sid of Onida; her children: Michael David (Diane) of St. Petersburg, FL, Nicholas Charles (Crystal) of Pierre and Debra Joan of Dallas, TX; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Zuber and Maxine Bown; and one brother, George.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg is in charge of arrangements.