Lorraine Thomas was born in Minnesota and raised in North Dakota. Her family moved to Minot in 1948. She married John Thomas in 1957 at First Presbyterian Church. She has assisted at funeral services since 1983. She has been an active member of Chapter AG of P.E.O., and First Presbyterian Church. She enjoys playing bridge, reading, and especially enjoys attending her grandchildren's special events.
Lorraine and John have three sons and one daughter. Brad and Bryan are now owners of the Thomas Family Funeral Home, Dr. David Thomas is a doctor of optometry in Minot, and Loreejane Heetland is a registered nurse in Phoenix, AZ. They have six grandchildren.