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Obituary: Lorraine Chagnovich

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1927 ~ 2003

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Already a 42 year cancer survivor, lost her 2nd battle with cancer on August 28, 2003 at her new residence in Cortez, Colorado surrounded by her family.

Born October 30, 1927 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Married Al Chagnovich, April 7, 1945. Lorraine loved to travel and spend time with her children and grandchildren. She had a zest for life and a wonderful sense of humor that was with her until the end.

Lorraine is survived by her husband Al, of 58 years; Daughters: Cheryl (Mel) Jarrett, Karen Garriga; Sue Hunt (Haig), Jacque (Bruce) Nelson; Sons: John, Marty (Shauna); 10 Grandchildren; Eight Great-Grand-children. Preceded in death by the recent passing of her grandson, John William Nanos.

A small family service was held in Colorado. In lieu of flowers, Lorraine requests in her honor, contributions to the American Cancer Society.