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In loving memory of
Lorraine Antoinette Gold Plank.
1934 ~ 2020
Lorraine was born on January 30th, 1934, in Fredericksburg, TX, to
Harvey Gustav Gold and Rose Madeline Knopp Gold.
She met her husband, William, in San Antonio, TX,
when she attended a free class at Arthur Murray’s Dance Studio.
William was in the Air Force and working part-time as a dance instructor.
William saw she had rhythm and the rest is history!
They kept the beat going for 64 happy years celebrating
their anniversary on April 8th, 2020.
Lorraine was a devoted wife and stay-at-home mom raising four kids.
Later in life she went back to school and became a RN, just like her mother.
She worked for over 20 years in the medical profession before retiring at 61.
William and Lorraine spent most of their years in
El Paso, Texas, and moved up to Las Vegas ten years ago.
Lorraine passed away on July 11th, 2020, at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas.
Lorraine is survived by her husband, William Plank;
children, William Plank Jr., (daughter-in-law Denise),
Michael Plank, Laurie Flores, (son-in-law Christopher),
Jeffrey Plank, (daughter-in-law Laura);
grandchildren, John, Jessica & Justine Flores, Rush & Sean Plank;
sisters, Rose Slatton and Janice Tague, brothers, Harvey and Willie Gold
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lorraine was a devote Catholic and parishioner of
Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church in Las Vegas,
where she was surrounded by a loving community and friends.
Funeral services were held on July 24th, 2020, at Our Lady of Wisdom.
There will also be a vigil/rosary on August 13th and funeral on August 14th
at the Shrine of St. Bernadette in Albuquerque, NM.
She will be interred at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in
Albuquerque, NM, home of her daughter, Laurie.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her!