Sanderson, Audrey Lorraine

Sanderson – Audrey “Lorraine” passed away Saturday June 27, 2015 in the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 96.

Lorraine was born in Carman, Manitoba on January 24, 1919 to Francis and Freda Butcher. She was one of 5 children, having 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Lorraine married Reginald Sanderson in May 1937. Together they had 4 sons; Frank “Sandy”, Twins Robert and William, and Tim.

She was predeceased by her husband Reg in 1987, Daughter in Law Ida in 2004, son Robert in 2011 and son Frank “Sandy” in 2014.

She is survived by her sons; William of Souris, Manitoba and Tim of Bottineau, North Dakota and her daughter in law Myrna Sanderson of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. 10 grandchildren; Tracey (Warren) Rothwell of Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Kelly (Randy) Orban of Regina Saskatchewan, Scott (Karla) Sanderson of Calgary, Alberta, Todd Sanderson of Kelowna B.C., Alan (Lisa) Sanderson of Kelowna B.C., Cathy (Brian) Kruk of Virden, Manitoba, Leslie (Brad) Turner of Boissevain, Manitoba, Chris (Mike) Brown of Denver, Colorado, Paul (Heather) Sanderson of Bismarck, North Dakota, Rob Sanderson of Bottineau, North Dakota. She is also survived by 19 great grandchildren.

A private family interment will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Lorraine donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Court Yard Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

5 thoughts on “Sanderson, Audrey Lorraine”

  1. I have been talking with my sister Barbara Lindeburg about our Auntie Lorraine. I was named for her with my second name being Lorraine and Barb and I together we have many memories of visiting with Auntie Lorraine here in Calgary and in Souris. She stands out in our memories about her and the family being thankful for her character and many moments with her over the years. We will miss her.

  2. Tim and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.
    Sincerely,
    Dean and Donna Couvier,
    Fred and Sharon Kelesnik,
    Cic Kelesnik

  3. Lorraine was our last Aunt to leave this world. Her obituary, sent from a friend in Minnedosa, brought back many memories, of good times spent with Reg and Lorraine, and how loyal they were when my Dad was ill.We are thinking of you with sadness. Carol

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