LorRaine Ann (Paul) Young, born to Clara Paulline (Paul) Reed, was born October 9, 1933 in Omaha, Nebraska. LorRaine entered eternal rest on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the Rose Vista Nursing Home, in Woodbine, Iowa, at the age of 81 years, 9 months, and 30 days.
LorRaine graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1953. Following high school she moved to Omaha, Nebraska, and worked at Woolworth’s in downtown Omaha. On March 11, 1972, LorRaine married Vollie Allen Young in Carter Lake, Iowa. This union was blessed with their daughter Mary. After their marriage, LorRaine became a homemaker and took care of the family. The couple lived for a short time in Shenandoah, Iowa. They then moved to a farm in Nodaway, Iowa, and made this their home until 2000 when they moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa. LorRaine most recently moved to Woodbine in 2013.
LorRaine’s hobbies included crocheting, sewing, puzzles, and baking. Her greatest joy in life was her grandkids, whom she loved dearly, and the cherished time she spent with them.
Left to cherish LorRaine’s memory are her daughter: Mary (Jim) Ellison, Council Bluffs; five grandchildren: Ashley Tucker, Council Bluffs; Amber Ellison, Blair, Nebraska; Patrick Ellison, Brandon Ellison, and Justin Ellison, all of Council Bluffs: seven great-grandchildren; sister: Martha Tice, Woodbine; brothers: Earl (Sharyl) Reed Jr., Arizona and David (Cindy) Reed, Ames; sisters-in-law: Merle Young, Council Bluffs; Carlene Stevens, Clarinda; Nancy (Said) Hakam, Houston, Texas; brother-in-law; Ronald Bain, Omaha, Nebraska, and many other relatives and friends.
Preceding LorRaine in death were her parents: Earl Edward Sr. and Clara Paulline (Paul) Reed; her husband Vollie Young in 2009; brother: Sam Reed; sister: JoAnn Reed; brother-in-law: Stanley Tice; and one great-grandson: Gabriel Tucker.