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Lorraine Spaid

September 21, 1932 — June 30, 2022

Lorraine M. Spaid of Durango, CO passed away at home on June 30, 2022 after living a fulfilling life. She was 89 years young. Lorraine was born September 1932 to Marvin and Mae Asmus in Grosse Pointe, MI.

Lorraine met Willian D. Mitchell at Michigan State, married in 1954, moved to Pennsylvania in 1962 and later divorced in 1971. To their marriage, Monica & Karen were born. Lorraine met “Buck” while working as a real estate agent then married Arthur (Buck) Spaid in 1974 and were married 32 years before Buck went home to be with the Lord.

Lorraine started playing the piano at age 12 and went on to play flawlessly for many years. She served at church by playing the organ or piano. In her later years, she would play for seniors at the Senior Center. Lorraine also liked to read and participated in many Book Clubs. Lorraine enjoyed walking and at age 69 hiked down to the Grand Canyon’s Phantom Ranch and hiked back out 2 days later. Lorraine loved hosting dinner parties and preparing lovely meals. While living in Scottsdale, AZ, Lorraine participated in a “Prayer Shawl Ministry” knitting shawls for people in need. In AZ, she also baked all sorts of goodies for the Rio Verde Fire Department including the breakfast meal for training sessions.

Lorraine is predeceased by her husband, Buck, as well as her brother, Marvin Asmus Jr., and her stepson, Gary Spaid.

Lorraine is survived by her daughters: Monica (George) Muir and Karen (Stephen) Rider, and her sister-in-law, Barbara Asmus, and 3 stepsons, Randy(Suzanne), James(Teresa), Tim(Kelly) Spaid, & daughter-in-law Candy Spaid.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Samaritan’s Purse
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