Obituaries

Obituaries

Alice Mary Rainer 1921 - 2006

Services for Alice Mary Rainer, 84, Lawrence, will be Wednesday, July 12, 2006, in Lawton, Okla.Mrs. Rainer died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.She was born Sept. 3, 1921, in Somerville, N.J., the daughter of Elijah Creveling and Doris Helfrich Hoffman. She graduated with a nursing degree from New York Presbyterian Hospital and then joined the U.S. Navy and worked as a public health nurse for two years.Mrs. Rainer was a member of Western Hills Christian Church and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in Lawton, Okla.She married Mark A. Rainer Jr. on Jan. 11, 1945. He died in 1999.Survivors include two sons, Mark Rainer, Dallas, and Michael Rainer, Norman, Okla.; two daughters, Cheryl Harmon, Lawrence, and Cynthia Raglin, Virginia Beach, Va.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Brandon Woods Employees Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Becker Funeral Home in Lawton is in charge of the arrangements in Oklahoma. Warren-McElwain Mortuary is in charge of the Lawrence arrangements.