Lanoir Loraine Westerfield, 93, of Holland, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the SKLD Nursing Facility in Zeeland. She was born March 12, 1926 to Leo and Clara (Merkle) Ingraham in Detroit, Michigan and was raised by her grandparents in South Haven. Loraine married Whitney Westerfield of Corbin, Kentucky on January 26, 1945 in South Haven. She was a devoted wife and mother raising seven children and caring for many others. She enjoyed gardening, laundry, and cooking.
She is preceded in death along with her husband and parents by a son – Dan Westerfield, daughter - Linda Skuca, Son-in-Law - Larry Watkins; brothers Jackie Ingraham and Marvin Ingraham.
Loraine is survived by her children – Fred Westerfield of Fruitport, Michigan, Dora Watkins of Hartford, Son-in-Law - Gary Skuca of South Haven, Rod Westerfield (Trish) of South Haven, Terri (Andy) Tubbs of Holland and Brenda (Larry) Brush of Holland; twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren and fourteen great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 11:00 AM with Pastor Ann Merlino officiating at the funeral home.
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