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Lorraine Marr

August 8, 1956 February 22, 2018
Lorraine Marr
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Obituary for Lorraine Marr

Lorraine Marr, 61, of Fredonia, Kansas passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 at her home.
Lorraine Marr was born August 28, 1956 in Pampa, Texas the daughter of Elmer Nix and Johnnie (Gurley) Nix. She grew up in Texas and moved to Fredonia in 1968. She graduated from Fredonia High School in 1974. Lorraine lost the love of her life, Larry Marr, at a young age and never married.
She worked as general manager at Johnson’s General Store in Fredonia for many years. She later worked at Standard Motors in Independence.
Lorraine attended Independence Community College and graduated with a cosmetology degree.
She was member of the Fredonia VFW Auxiliary.
Lorraine enjoyed and liked to have fun with her family and friends. She also collected old jars and hats, arrowheads and rocks. Lorraine also loved animals. She was selected The Best Sense of Humor for FHS’s Class of 1974.
Lorraine will be remembered as never regretting anything that made her smile. Her smile was contagious and was the life of the party. Lorraine’s nieces and nephews were like her children, she never forgot a birthday or special date. When you visited with Lorraine, she gave you her undivided attention.
Survivors include her step father, Floyd Gray of Fredonia, siblings, Ray Sims of Fredonia, Kansas, Linda Venneman and her husband Joe T. of Spearman, Texas, Charles Sims of Wister, Oklahoma, Mike Sims and his wife April of Aurora, Colorado, Danny Sims and his wife Judy of Fredonia, Kansas, Dennie Haynes and her husband Ronnie of Pampa, Texas and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her mother and father, sister, Priscilla Nix, nephews Chris and Joe B. Sims and her soul mate, Larry Marr.
Celebration of Life Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Monday, February 26, 2018 at Wickham Family Funeral, 510 N. 7th, Fredonia, Kansas.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the funeral home.
Memorial remembrances are suggested to the Fredonia Pound Pals and they may be left or mailed to the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 2/25/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia

510 N 7th St
Fredonia, KS 666736

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia
510 N 7th St Fredonia 666736 KS
United States

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10:30 AM 2/26/2018 10:30:00 AM
Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia

510 N 7th St
Fredonia, KS 666736

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia
510 N 7th St Fredonia 666736 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


Coyville Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Coyville, Kansas 66736

Cemetery Road Coyville 66736 Kansas
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pound Pals

Fredonia, Kansas 66736

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