Lorainne Alexander, age 88, of Gordon, passed away at Gordon Memorial Hospital on February 9, 2021.
Lorainne was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 25, 1932, to Milton and Vae (Walls) Sanderfer. Her family came to Gordon by covered wagon with the Scamahorn Colony. Lorainne attended Gordon High School, graduating in 1950.
She was united in marriage to Donald W Alexander in June of 1951. To this marriage 5 children were born: Mark, Kim, Jeff, Marty and Kris.
Lorainne worked at Saults & Son Drug for 20 years, and then worked at Gordon Memorial Hospital as a surgical tech, and Gordon clinic before moving to Nampa, Idaho in 1984. Lorainne returned to Gordon after the death of her husband. She was then employed by Gordon Memorial Hospital until she retired.
Lorainne was active in the community. She received the Curved Bar Award, the highest reward in Girl Scouts, she was also a Cub Scout Den Mother, and active in Eastern Star.
She loved animals, enjoyed landscaping and lawn work. She especially enjoyed sewing and making quilts for her grandchildren.
Lorainne was preceded in death by both parents, her husband Don, her son Mark and grandson Brian (Alexander) Gwynn, and friend Dale Hull.
She is survived by her sister Charleen (Hare) Wood, her daughter Kim (Dwight) Deaver, her son Jeff (Cassie) Alexander, her son Marty (Lori) Alexander, her daughter Kris (Chad) Fowler, and her daughter-in-law Janice Alexander. Also survived by 13 grandchildren including: Marti Jo, Lori, Tess, Brack, Kolton, Krystyl, D.J. , Scarlett, Bree, Kati, Jaymi, Brandi, Jeni,16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. A memorial has been established for C.A.R.E. and donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.
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