95th Birthday
Lorraine M. Johnson Bayer

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[April 16, 2016]  Lorraine M. Johnson Bayer of Lincoln will celebrate her 95th birthday with a surprise card shower and visits from family.

She was born April 20, 1921 in Chicago . She married Everett Bowman Johnson on November 21, 1940. He died on January 31, 1971. Their children are Christel Huff, Lincoln, IL, Creigh (Linda) Johnson, Canon City, CO. and Curtis(Debra) Johnson, Normal, IL. On April 1, 1977 she married Edward A. Bayer and the family grew with the addition of Eds adult children Bonnie Bayer (Gabe) Vuolo, Newland, NC, Ted (Mary)Bayer, , El Cerrito, CA, Mary Ann Bayer (Pat) Johnson, Leesburg, FL, and Edie Bayer, Hayward, CA. Edward Bayer died February 23, 1997. Lorraine has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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She worked at Stewart-Warner during World War II, she sold Better Brushes at parties in the 40s & 50s, and after moving back to Lincoln in 1961, began working at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in 1963 in the business office. She retired from ALMH in October 1983. She was an active member in Eastern Star in Chicago and Lincoln and served as Worthy Matron. She is a member of First United Methodist Church in Lincoln.

Cards may be sent to Lorraine Bayer at St. Claras Manor, 200 Fifth Street, Room 114, Lincoln, IL 62656

[Christel Huff]

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