Lorraine “Lorri” Williams, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Lorri was born on May 27, 1943, in San Mateo and was raised in San Leandro. She married Gary Williams in 1960 and moved to Fremont in 1963 where they decided to raise their children. Lorri worked most of her life in hospital administration in San Leandro and San Francisco and then in 1989, Lorri and Gary moved to Oakdale, CA where they found a plethora of new friends and fabulous neighbors. Lorri enjoyed her country life and working in the garden or picking fruit. She was a lifelong learner who was extremely smart, loving, generous and quick witted.
She is survived by her husband Gary Williams, her daughter Tracy Weatheral and her granddaughters Madison Weatheral and Faith Weatheral. She also leaves behind her brothers, Jaren Horsley and Glen “Bill” Horsley, Jr. along with her lifelong friends Donna Van Buren and Shirley Martin.
Lorri was preceded in death by her parents Glen and Berthe Claire Horsley, her beloved son Troy Williams as well as her brother Cecil Horsley and sister Claire Elliott.
Lorri did not want a funeral so a private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Donate Life, NAMI or SPCA.
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April 6, 2022