Verna Lorraine “Raine” Correa was born January 10, 1932 in Harrisburg Pennsylvania and died August 20, 2008 after a fierce battle with COPD. Her husband, Clayton Correa, preceded her in death.
Ranie lived her adult life in McCloud, California. After graduating from McCloud High School she worked for the McCloud River Lumber Company in all departments of the mercantile building.
Later she worked for McCloud Market in the produce department and she worked for optometrist Del Brown until she retired.
She was an artist and craftsperson and occasionally taught classes to friends and children.
As a homemaker she raised beautiful flowers, baked most excellently and enjoyed skiing, golfing, river and hunting trips with her family.
She will be missed by her brothers Franklin Klopp and Roy Klopp; her daughter Wanda (Gary) Welbourn; granddaughter Carrie Regnani and great-grand daughter Mariah Regnani; grandson Paul Welbourn and granddaughter Alison Brackett; also daughter Maile (Joe) Barron, granddaughter Christina and grandsons Joseph and Brentt.
Ranie resided at Madrone Hospice in Yreka since February 2008 where she received wonderful care.
A memorial service will be announced.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Madrone Hospice, 255 Collier Circle, Yreka CA 96094; or McCloud Ambulance c/o McCloud Community Service District, PO Box 640, McCloud, CA 96057.
Ranie will be missed by her many friends.