BAIN, Lorraine Marion Nelson
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Lorraine Marion Nelson Bain passed away May 23, 2014 at age 94. Lorraine lived a wonderful and eventful life. She was born April 16, 1920 on the family homestead in Tampico, Montana in the horse and buggy days. She was the daughter of Nels Crist and Mary E. Nelson, and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. She attended Buggy Creek grade school and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1937. Lorraine served in World War II as a Women’s Air Service Pilot (WASP), who were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. On February 3, 1950 she married James A. Bain, who was in the United States Air Force. Upon their retirement, Jim and Lorraine moved to a small farm outside of Chireno, Texas, where she volunteered for several organizations including a Nacogdoches Hospice; she also taught computer skills for SeniorNet. Lorraine was preceded in death by her son Nelson Charles Bain in 1966. She is survived by her husband James A. Bain, Sr. of Woodstock, Georgia; sons, James A. Bain, Jr. of Midland, Michigan, William Joseph Bain (Kari) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Roger L. Bain (Sherry) of Muenster, Texas and daughter, Mary F. McCoy (Michael) of Woodstock, Georgia. She is also survived by grandchildren, Austin, Wyatt, Matthew, Penny, Chuck and Pete and great-grandchildren, McKenna, Ryan and Melanie Lorraine and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Lorraine will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends, for whom her passing marks the end of an era. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Valley County Pioneer Museum, P.O. Box 44, Glasgow, Montana 59230. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Woodstock, Pastor Paul Baumgartner and Pastor Justin Ask officiating. On Thursday the family will be accompanying Lorraine to Salt Lake City, Utah for interment at Fort Douglas Military Cemetery. Woodstock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 770-926-3107 Online condolences may be offered at:

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