Lorna was born in Toledo, Oh. On March 1st 1927. Her early years were spent at Spring Elementary School and at Whitmer High School. Growing up, Lorna enjoyed singing with her sister Diane at numerous local functions. Her family was very active at the Swiss Hall and the German American Turners. During her teen years she studied oil painting. She loved to have fun and travel. Her favorite trips include Switzerland to see where her father was from and to visit her relatives there. She also loved her trips to Hawaii, Florida and the Bahamas. Her other activities included bowling, crocheting and playing Pinochle, which she continued to do in her later years
In her work life, Lorna worked for 10 years at the MaíChere Beauty Salon in Toledo specializing in hair coloring. She made many friends there and loved her co-workers. Through the years she would talk about all of the fun times she had with them. She then worked for and retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Lucky, Oh.
Lorna moved to Virginia in 1994 where her daughter Shawn and husband Lee lived to begin her new life as ìNanaî to her grandchildren Grant and Danielle. She was thrilled to have her son, Michael follow her a few years later. She found so much joy in watching her grandchildren grow up, spending time with her son Michael and daughter Shawn, especially when they went to Chilis to celebrate. She also loved hearing about and watching all of the dancers at Broadway Dance Arts, her daughterís studio. She will be always loved and deeply missed by her family.
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