Loraine Bailey, 82, of Springfield, died at 1:20 pm, Thursday, March 17, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born June 25, 1928 in Springfield, Illinois to Lyman and Marietta Templeton. She married Clarence Bailey in 1971 and he preceded her in death in 2002. Her parents and one daughter, Teri Waterfallen also preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons Doug (Jennifer) Bivin of Mesa, AZ and Steve Bivin of Springfield; three grandchildren Jason (Emma) Speaks, Jaime Waterfallen and Jaica Bivin; one great-granddaughter Ema Grace Speaks and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Loraine attended St. John’s Lutheran Church. She was a great cook and baker; an animal lover and enjoyed caring for her dogs.
She retired as a secretary for the State of Illinois Department of Revenue.
Visitation: 11am – 1pm, Monday, March 21, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Monday, March 21, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Mark Jameson officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.