Lorraine Thompson Reed
Lorraine Thompson Reed, longtime teacher in the Mt. Baker School District, went to be with her Lord on September 27, 2011 at the age of 93. The daughter of Hjalmer and Mabel Monsen of Deming, she lived her entire life in Whatcom county. She was preceded in death by her husbands Thorval Thompson and Bob Reed. She is survived by daughters, Diane Newman and husband Fr Gregory of Nooksack, and Wendy VanderMay and husband Richard of Bellingham. She was "Grandma" to Rebecca, Dave, Stacy, Jeff and Kelli and “Nana” to Jacob, Hannah, Graciana, Isaac, Olivia, Alicia, Brayden, Erica, Elijah, Noah and Zoe.
She was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lawrence. After retirement, she and her husband, Bob, loved to travel around the US and Mexico. They kept a beautiful yard and garden on the Lawrence Road. Lorraine was known for always having a smile on her face.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Whatcom County.