Loraine Marie Dyer

BIG RAPIDS — Loraine Marie Dyer of Big Rapids, passed away at her home surrounded by her family Monday, January 13, 2020. She was 81.

    Mrs. Dyer was born August 14, 1938 in Dighton, Michigan to Frank and Edith (Fauble) McClain. She graduated from Reed City High School in 1956. Loraine married Vaughn Eugene Dyer on July 14, 1956 in Chase, Michigan and they moved from Evart to Big Rapids in 1980. Vaughn preceded her in death September 20, 2004. Mrs. Dyer enjoyed helping people and had worked as a nurse’s aide at the Big Rapids Hospital and Greenridge Nursing Home. Loraine loved her dogs, her yard, gardening, and her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her family.

    Loraine is survived by two daughters; Jina (Jimmy) Cousineau of Bitely, Joni (Kevin) Kozitzki of Chippewa Lake, her son; Doyle (Laurie) Dyer of Mt. Pleasant, her grand-children; David (Amanda) Cousineau, Joseph (Bridgette) Cousineau, Brandy (Ryan) Boochard, Janika (Mark) Klumpp, Jakob (Jessica) Dyer, Joshua (Monica) Walch, Shannon (Scott) Syx, Zak Owen, 13 great grandchildren, two sisters; Barbara Walters of Evart, Karen McNeil of Fredericksburg, VA, her brother; Gary (Carole) McClain of Centerville, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Edith McClain and her husband Vaughn Dyer.

Loraine’s wishes were to be cremated with no services. 

Cadillac News


Shop Local Florists
Find the perfect arrangement for your loved one.
We have a local listing below that is on click away...

Heart To Heart Floral and Gifts

110 South Mitchell Street
Cadillac, Michigan, 49601

Email Us

Family Owned For Over 25 Years. Delivering Creative Sympathy Arrangements & Tributes To The Cadillac & Surrounding
Area With Complete Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Call Toll Free Or Click On Our Logo To View Our Website.
Patterson’s Flowers

107 N. Mitchell St.
Cadillac, Michigan, 49601


515 S. Higbee St.
Reed City, Michigan, 49677


Patterson’s Flowers family owned since 1952 and proudly serves the West Central Michigan area with
locations in Reed City, Big Rapids, and Cadillac. We go the extra mile to make your floral gift
perfect. All of our products are backed by our guarantee.
Call us today or click on our logo to visit our website.