Lorraine Crakes

NEW BUFFALO — Lorraine Crakes, 87, of New Buffalo, MI passed away in her home on Sunday – September 20, 2020.

Cremation has taken place and private burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in New Buffalo, MI. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, MI.

Lorraine was born on March 7, 1933 in Michigan City, IN, to the late Samuel and Helen (Meding) Strutz. She was the former owner and operator of the Flower Basket in New Buffalo.

Lorraine is survived by her four children – Michael (Chris) Crakes of Three Oaks, MI, Gary (Soledad-Corradi) Crakes of Middle River, MD, Kimberly West of New Buffalo, MI, and Julie Gillette of Berrien Springs, MI; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Preceding Lorraine in death are brothers – George and John, and sisters – Marian and Dorothy.

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