Lorraine H. Baker, nee Bilyeu, 90, of Collinsville, Ill., born March 18, 1926, in Collinsville, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at Highland Healthcare, Highland, Ill.
Lorraine worked at Brooks Canning Factory and Beatrice Foods, retiring in 1985. After retiring, Lorraine loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Eric B. Baker; her parents Charles Arthur and Anna Elizabeth, nee Kohnen Bilyeu; and 10 brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her daughters, Patricia A. (Richard) Laswell of Maryville, Ill., and Connie S. Woodring of Troy, Ill.; grandchildren, Julie E. (Dean) Laswell Darnall of O'Fallon, Ill., Richard E. Laswell of Troy, Ill.; Kevin L. Woodring Jr., of Troy, Ill., and Kyle M. Woodring of Troy, Ill.; great-grandsons, Wyatt P. Laswell of O'Fallon, Ill., and Carter D. Darnall of O'Fallon, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Kassly Mortuary. Burial of cremains will be held in Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 18, 2016