BAINES LornaPosted: February 16th, 2016
Lorna Jean Baines
1953 – 2016
Lorna Jean Baines, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Max Baines, passed away peacefully after a brave battle at Chinook Regional Hospital on February 10, 2016 at the age of 62 years.
Born in Lethbridge in February of 1953 to Ray & Vivian Mueller, Lorna was a lifelong resident of the City of Lethbridge, and a prominent member of the local business community. Lorna attended LCI and the University of Alberta before opening Andrew Hilton Wine Merchants with her husband and best friend, Max Baines. Max and Lorna were married on October 6, 1973 in Lethbridge, and were constant companions and life mates for the following 42 years. Lorna loved the outdoors, a lifelong camper, golfer, and more recently an avid fly fisherman, she would escape the harsh Canadian winter to her condo in Nevada, in order to spend more time in the great outdoors. Lorna was also very active in the community, serving with Executive Women International, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Scouts Canada, and in September, 2005, was awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal, along with her husband, for her work with Lethbridge College. Lorna is survived by her sons, Kyle and Brad Baines, their spouses Sarah Baines and Christy Duncan, her husband Max Baines, and her brother Martin Mueller.
A Funeral Service will be held 2:00PM on Tuesday, February 16th, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that a donation be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre at Chinook Regional Hospital. 1A129 – 960-19 St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5
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