Lorrane Couture

Obituary of Lorrane Jacqueline Solange Couture


October 21, 1944 - Regina, Saskatchewan

November 22, 2022 – Beiseker, Alberta


Lorrane Couture beloved wife of Marcel Couture of Beiseker, AB, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at the age of 78 years.


Lorrane was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 21, 1944. She graduated from the Marion High School in 1962. Lorrane met Marcel through friends, and they were married in 1966 in Regina, SK.  Later they moved to Calgary, AB in 1970. Then purchased land and built a house in 1979 by Beiseker which is their current residence.


She was a member of the Royal Purple for many years and was the honored lady twice. She was also a member of the Catholic Women’s League and the Royal Canadian Legion.


Lorrane worked for WCB SK until 1969. After that, she was a homemaker until herself and Marcel started an Oil & Gas maintenance company in 1992. She retired in 2002 but was still actively involved in the company.


Lorrane accomplished much through her life and was particularly proud of her three children and seeing her grandchildren. Lorrane enjoyed being with her friends and family, travelling, playing card/board games, watching sports but mostly curling and baseball, teaching the next generation her baking, cooking and canning skills, reading, camping, gardening


Lorrane loved to travel and her most memorable vacation was when she went to Europe in 2008. But she had many memorable vacations. She will be most remembered for her kindness, generosity, and cooking.


Besides her loving husband Marcel, Lorrane is survived by her two daughters and two sons-in-law, Lisa, and George Ross of Beiseker, AB, Annette, and Jeffrey Starrett of Airdrie, AB; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Allison Couture of Caroline, AB; six grandchildren, Kayla (Mike Wagge) Gorr of Red Deer, AB, Katlin Starrett of Taber, AB, Nathan Ross of Beiseker, AB, Joshua Starrett of Airdrie, AB, Logan Starrett of Stettler, AB, Joshua (Bela Tran) Gorr of Beiseker, AB; five great-grandchildren, Henry Wagge, Hunter Starrett, Ryder Starrett, Aleigha Starrett, Olivia Wagge.


Lorrane is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Gayle Bechard of Craven, SK; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Dolores and Mel Molnar of Olds, AB, Yvonne and Jim Van Drunen of Yarmouth, NS; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Lorrane was predeceased by her parents, Jeannine and Rene Bechard, and sister and brother-in-law Denise and Leroy Tiffany.


The family would like to thank everyone who has reached out to them with words of encouragement, meals and all those who have helped and offers of help during this difficult time.


Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (2 Ave, Beiseker, AB) on Sunday November 27, 2022, viewing is at 6:30pm, prayers at 7:00pm.


Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (2 Ave, Beiseker, AB) on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 11:00am. Reception to follow at the Beiseker Community Hall. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Lorrane Couture, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Airdrie, 300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, AB T4B 3L8, Telephone: 403-948-1100.

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