Lorraine E. Worsfold, 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019, in the care of UnityPoint Hospice. A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Memorial service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 11:00 am at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids. A private burial will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Lorraine Evelyn Worsfold was born on January 14, 1936, to Glen and Lois (Wikel) Lighter in Marshalltown, Iowa. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1954. She was united in marriage to Charles Worsfold on July 31, 1955, in Marshalltown. Lorraine had a daycare in her home for 30 years; which afforded her the blessing of taking care of many children.
She was a member of the PWC (Presbyterian Women’s Club), an Elder at the church, and part of the Christian Women’s Club. Lorraine stayed busy cooking, gardening, and especially loved buying and selling antiques. She had been employed at The Antique Emporium, and would volunteer at St. Luke’s Hospital and provide tours at Brucemore.
Survivors include her children, Thomas (Sharon) Worsfold and Laura (fiancé Doug Wagner) Hayes-Worsfold, all of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Amber (Matthew) Hale, Leslie Worsfold, Matthew Worsfold, Amanda (Nick) Carlo, and Nathan Worsfold; and great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Elias, Basil, Valentine, and Oscar.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; a son, Richard; and her parents.
Memorial donations may be directed to Westminster Presbyterian Church.