Lillian Lorraine Johnson Bayer, 96, of Lincoln, passed away Friday (Nov. 17, 2017) at St. Clara’s Manor, Lincoln.
Lorraine was born April 20, 1921, in Chicago, the daughter of James and Lottie (Beck) Morriss. She married Everett Johnson on Nov. 21, 1940, in Downers Grove. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1971. Lorraine later married Edward A. Bayer on April 1, 1977, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Christel Huff, Creigh (Linda) Johnson, and Curtis (Debra) Johnson; her stepchildren, Bonnie (Gabe) Vuolo, Ted (Mare) Bayer, Mary Ann (Pat) Johnson, and Edie Bayer; many grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and one brother, Richard Morriss.
Lorraine was a member of First United Methodist Church, Lincoln, and Lincoln chapter 351 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a life member of ALMH Auxiliary and an ALMH life member senior citizen of Logan County. Lorraine was a longtime member of Oasis Senior Center.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Visitation will take place one hour prior to her service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at New Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Lorraine’s name to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Oasis Senior Center in Lincoln, Arthritis Foundation, and Humane Society of Logan County.

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