Loraine Frances Larkins, age 86 passed away on Sep. 14, 2018 and went home to be with the Lord, her family and friends. Loraine was born in Eaton Rapids, MI on Feb. 22, 1932, to Cletus and Arlene Strickling. She lived in the Mason area her whole life. She loved family, friends, fishing and getting together to enjoy life, love and good times. She loved bowling and all of her bowling family. Loraine worked for Ingham County, at the Jail until she retired.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cletus and Arlene Strickling; son, Michael J. Larkins and grandson, Kristopher L. Haindel. She is survived by 3 children, Steven Larkins, Patricia Haindel, Thomas (Tammy) Larkins, and step-son, Dan Hills. She leaves behind a very special partner in life Charles (Pete) Hills. Loraine also leaves behind her sister, Marylyn Clark; brother, Gibson (Shirley) Strickling; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 2 nephews; 1 niece and a countless number of friends.
Please join the family for visitation on Tuesday, September 18th from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home in Mason, 621 S. Jefferson St, Mason, MI. Funeral Services for Loraine will be held on Wednesday, September 19th at 11am also at the funeral home. Interment in Markham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice Caring Foundation. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home, Mason Chapel. Share memories at www.grbdmason.com
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