Lorraine J. Bear

June 27, 1923 - July 25, 2023
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Trinity Episcopal Church
Tuesday 8/1, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Trinity Episcopal Church
Tuesday 8/1, 11:00 am
Greenwood Cemetery
153 Tilden Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360
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Lorraine J. Mitchell Schumaker Bear, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many, died peacefully at the age of 100 on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at her home in Michigan City, Indiana, with loving family and friends nearby. Lorraine was born on June 27, 1923, to Charles and Josephine Mitchell, who lived in aContinue Reading

Julie Rivera Sawyer left a message on January 6, 2024:
Sending my condolences to Lori’s family. Lori was a very important dear best friend to my mom Fely Rivera before my parents retired to FL in ‘07. She and Virginia created a loving sisterhood and my mom was so happy. It was lovely to read her letter to my mom last spring after dad passed away. Mom in fact passed away of Alzheimer’s in June ‘23. They are now heavenly best friends together.
Kathleen Howard / Linda Hawes left a message on August 6, 2023:
Our condolences got out to Anne Everett and the entire family. We had the pleasure of knowing Lorraine through Anne, when she would visit Arizona. We absolutely loved her. We shared so many laughs and meals together over the years, she was a hoot. My Dad and Lorraine would share stories from their time in the Navy. The one thing she told us was her grave marker was pre-filled when her husband died, and the year of death was engraved 19__, she was amused she lived way past that. She was so proud of Michigan City. We had the opportunity to visit her there and she drove us all around town, highlighting her favorite spots. We will forever be grateful for her friendship and will miss her deeply....until we meet again Lorraine! Rest in Peace.
Susan M Everett left a message on August 1, 2023:
So sorry to hear of the loss of Lorraine! Ken and I have many great memories of time spent with her. She was such a Great Lady! She will missed by all who knew her! Prayers for the family!
Karen Swindell left a message on July 31, 2023:
Lorraine worked with my father at Shaver Partnership. He adored her.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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