1962 – 2016
Mrs. Lorrie Gail Mays of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the age of 53 years. Lorrie fell in love and married the man of her dreams, Steve Mays on October 26, 1985. They resided in Sylvan Lake and had one son, Aaron. Lorrie enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest; and she made family and friends her priority. She was a very hard working and loyal employee at Safeway for thirty-five years. During her entire sickness, Lorrie stayed positive and determined to live an abundant life, with her husband and family. Lorrie will be lovingly remembered by her beloved husband, Steve Mays and their son, Aaron (special friend, Andrea) Mays. She will also be sadly missed by her parents, Raymond and Sandra Loewen; a sister, Karen (Daryn) Blondheim; mother-in-law, Dorothy (special friend, Gord) Mays; grandmother, Anna Leighton; brothers-in-law, Larry (Karen) Mays, Doug (Jennifer) Mays, Roy (Connie) Mays and Richard (Kim) Mays; uncles, John (Cathy) Leighton, Johnny Leighton, Gerry (Patricia) Loewen, Donald Loewen, Larry Loewen and Loyd Loewen; aunt, Carol Smethurst, and her aunt and God mother, Marjorie (David) Muir; nieces and nephews, Amie (Derek), Craig (Vickie), Christy (Lea), Lindsay (Tyler), Andrea, Nicole, Devyn and Kami; and many dear friends. Lorrie was predeceased by her father-in-law, Joe (William Franklin) Mays; grandparents, Jack Leighton, and George and Illa Loewen, and a nephew, Roy Jr. A Celebration of Lorrie’s Life will be held at the Sylvan Lake Alliance Church, 4404 – 47 Avenue, Sylvan Lake, Alberta on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Lorrie’s honor may be made directly to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Arrangements in care of
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 – 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.