Obituaries

Lorraine M. Baxter

May 31, 1925 - June 9, 2019

Lorraine M. Baxter, 94, of Batavia, passed away Sunday June 9th. She is survived by her son Jim (Pam) of Cape Coral FL, her daughter Judy (Paul) of Springhill TN, and son Jeff (April) of Chicago IL. She is also survived by grandson Jim (Krystal) of Anoka MN, and granddaughter Katie (Monica) of Duluth MN, along with five great-grandchildren, two nieces, one nephew and numerous friends. Most recently, Lorraine worked at Richardson Electronics in LaFox. Prior to that, she was employed at Metropolitan Life in Aurora in addition to being a homemaker for several years. She also volunteered for several local charities. She was a member of the Misty River Music Makers, the Fox Valley Presbyterian church in Geneva and other philanthropic social groups. A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held on August 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the Fox Valley Presbyterian Church in Geneva.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Batavia RSVP (Senior Services) or the Fox Valley Presbyterian Church music programs. 

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  • Anne Purpura Lorraine was one of the sweetest woman I know. She never complained and always had a smile on her face. My condolences to Jim, Judy and Jeff. You had a great mother.