Lorraine Joan (Tovar) Strode passed away at her home in Tulsa, OK on Dec. 15, 2012, at the age of 48. She was born in Douglas, AZ, and attended elementary school in San Manuel, graduating from San Manuel High School in May, 1982.
She was associated for five years with the Rainbow Girls in Oracle. In high school she participated as Pom Pom. Upon graduation she enlisted into the Navy and served as a Yeoman Third Class from 1982-1987.
She married David Wayne Strode in Honolulu, HI. She enjoyed working at the Oral Roberts University.
Lorraine is preceded in death by her mother, Lena Tovar, and husband, David Strode. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Fallon McLain (Eric) and Christina Strode.
Survivors include her father, Pete Tovar, sisters, Clara Dominguez (Antonio), Pat Renteria (Arthur), Terry Tovar and Christina Medina (Pablo); and brothers, Richard Tovar (Maria) and Paul Tovar, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
Services were held at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in San Manuel on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at 3 pm with fellowship following at the church hall.