Lorraine Griest

October 01, 1942 ‒ December 25, 2005

Delaware, Ohio

Lorraine “Cooky” Griest, age 63 of Delaware passed away peacefully on her favorite day, Christmas, December 25, 2005 at Wintersong Village Care Center in Delaware.

She was born on October 1, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Joseph and Eleanor (Alexa) Bretschneider. A graduate of Cambridge High School Class of 1960, she moved with her family to Delaware in 1969 from New Concord, Ohio. Of a kind and generous spirit, she enjoyed gardening and making candles.

Devoted Mother to: Dawna (Matt) Stowers of Delaware, Michael (Melissa) Griest of Ostrander, Dan (Kellie) Griest of Delaware, Grandchildren: Maegan, Allie, Hannah, Corey, Hope, James, Joshua, Cole, D.J., Jace, beloved Sister to: Nancy (Ralph) Spragg of Florida, and Betty (Robert) Batteiger of Indiana, former Husband: Kenneth Griest Sr. of Crestview, Florida.

Preceded in death by Son: Kenneth R. “Butch” Griest Jr. on July 22, 2004.

A private gathering for the family will be held on Wednesday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Delaware with Pastor Dan Bill officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 651 G. Lakeview Plaza Blvd., Worthington, Ohio 43085.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com