Lorraine K. Downs

Posted April 16, 2014, at 6:08 p.m.

LINCOLN – Lorraine K. Downs, 83, wife of the late Bernard N. Downs, passed away April 15, 2014, at a Lincoln healthcare facility. She was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Winn, the daughter of Chandler and Isabelle (Pelkey) Moors.

Lorraine was a loving mother and grandmother who thoroughly enjoyed being at home. She is survived by two sons, Mike Downs and Richard Downs and Kimberly; grandchildren, Richard and Sara, Joseph and Samantha, and Shawn and Caite; great-grandchildren, Mikey and Casey and Teagen and Conner; and a very special aunt, Gloria Moors. She also leaves many friends including the staff and residents at Colonial Healthcare. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Corrine Fogg.

At her request, there will be no wake. Graveside services will be held at East Winn Cemetery at a later date. Those who wish may donate in her memory to the Activities Fund at Colonial Healthcare. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.

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