Lorraine E. Pelton

Age 91, of Lansing, passed away September 26, 2012. She was born March 8, 1921, in Lansing, to the late Edward and Beulah Ballance.

Lorraine was a 1939 graduate of Lansing Central High School. She also attended comptometer school. She then began her employment with Diamond REO, which lasted until they closed in 1975. She loved her family – especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed retirement and going shopping. When Bud was alive, she loved traveling with him.

She is survived by her daughters, Dianne Russell of East Lansing and Candis (Robert) Rice of Marquette; 2 grandchildren, Kevin Bradley and Jason (Shelly) Bradley; and great-granddaughter, Misty Bradley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylord C. “Bud” Pelton, who died in 1990, and brother Robert Ballance.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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charles n gloria patterson
September 28, 2012 at 5:54 pm

so sorry for your loss may god be with the whole family n friends god be with all of u

Bonnie Smith
September 29, 2012 at 1:39 pm

I worked with Lorraine at Diamond Rio, she sat right in front of me. She was a very very person and I always enjoyed her. My condolences to the family of Lorriane.

Brian & Dianna Johnson
September 30, 2012 at 6:40 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Di. We have so many good memories of Saturday Brunches with Mom! May God comfort the whole family!


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