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Obituary: Rattray, Lorraine Elizabeth (Landt)

Age 93

RATTRAY, Lorraine Elizabeth (Landt) (93 Years Young) Lorraine passed into God’s Hands on April 16, 2015 at Riverview Care Center.

She was born on June 11, 1921 to Ellwood and Mildred (Pullium) Landt in the Hotel at Reardan, WA.

She married Clarence George Rattray on November 6, 1939 in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

They moved to the Lynch Homestead in 1942.

Mom was a lifetime farmer’s wife, working side by side with our Dad.

Mom sold Avon and Tri Cream.

Mom volunteered at the VA Hospital; worked for the Spokane County Elections; and was a member of Reardan Mule Day Board.

Mom was Reardan Mule Day Senior Citizen, as well as Grand Marshal.

She was also a 75-year Founding Member of Four Mound Homemakers Club; and a member of Spokane Friends Church.

Lorraine is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Jeannette Eaton, son Wayne Rattray, sister Helen Jackson, and brother Ellwood Landt, Jr. She is survived by daughter Joyce Nelson of Spokane, WA; son Larry Rattray and daughter-in-law Beth of Proctor, MT; daughter-in-law Bobbee Rattray of Longview, WA; sister Mary Pietz of Nine Mile Falls, WA; brother Verne Landt of Tok, Alaska; son-in-law Kevin Eaton of Spokane, WA; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Lorraine’s Life will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10am at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, 5100 W. Wellesley Ave., Spokane, WA.

Interment will follow at West Greenwood Cemetery and will be laid to rest next to her husband.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Lorraine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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