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Loraine Kim Choy


1927 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Loraine Kim Choy April 12, 1927 - April 22, 2013 Loraine Choy was born and raised in Bakersfield. She lived a long full life, always in anticipation of adventures to come. She was married to her life time partner, Leland Choy for 58 yrs. Loraine had 5 wonderful brothers and sisters. She spent 34 yrs. in education as a teacher, counselor, and elementary principal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland; parents, Hong Sing Lee and Wong Shee Lee; brothers, William C. Lee, Raymond C. Lee and sister, May Har Lee; and nephews and niece, Russell Lee, Steven Lee and Diana Ja. Loraine will be greatly missed by everyone she touched. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Choy Yee; son-in-law, Dennis Ken Yee; grandchildren, Christopher Leland Yee and Laura Kim Yee; sisters, Lila Lee and Laura Leong; nieces and nephews, Bill Lee Jr., Sherman Lee, Betty Mar, Jane Ma, Edwin Lee, Louise Lee, Martin Lee, Cynthia Lee, Barbara Fong, Dale Choy, Carey Wong, Corey Wong, Gail Lee, Joni Chong, and numerous grand nieces and nephews and valued friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to : Kern Division Retired Teachers' Scholarship Ass. (KRDT) Scholarship Association; Att: Walt Burrows, 3412 Elm St., Bakersfield, Ca. 93301 or . Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday April 26, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 900 'H' St. Bakersfield, CA. DOUGHTY-CALHOUN-O'MEARA www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 25, 2013
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