Bay City, Michigan
Lorraine passed away Monday, April 19, 2010 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 56. She was born December 15, 1953 in Bay City to the late Floyd and Ellen (Reinhardt) Schalk. She married Stanley “Mike” Basner on October 3, 1981 and he predeceased her on February 6, 2009. Lorraine was an avid bingo player, a member of the Church of Daniels Band and a life member of the AM Vets Post 22 Auxiliary.
Surviving are five children; John Basner, Alan (Heather) Gower, Shannon Basner, Brent Basner, and Tevin Basner, seven grandchildren; Alan and Katie Gower, Corrina Obermiller, Keaton, Madelyne, Paul, and Elayna Basner, three brothers; Floyd (Brenda), Monte, and Dale (Diane) Schalk, five brother in-laws; Robert “Butch” (Meredith), Dewey (Darlene), Sam (Gail), Harry, and Kenneth (Debra) Basner, and special friends; Jack (Dar) Pennel, Roger Badour, and Katie Doyle. Lorraine was predeceased by three brothers; Mark, Steven, and Chad Schalk.
The Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 23, 2010 at 11:00am at the Squires Funeral Home. Pastor Jim Huggard will officiate and graveside interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 3:00 to 8:00pm and Friday after 10:00am. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes” or the Fresenius Dialysis Center in Essexville.