Obituary from the Topeka (Kansas) Capital-Journal, January 17, 1994, p. 6-D: "Lorraine A. Read, 84, Topeka, died Sunday Jan. 16, 1994 at a rest home in Rossville. She was born May 4, 1909 in Manhattan, the daughter of John M. and Jessie D. Adams Allingham, and spent most of her life in Topeka. She attended Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church and was a member of Democratic Women. She was married to Orville R. Rea June 28, 1936 in Salina.He died July 15, 1971.A son, John Rea, died in 1987.She also was preceded in death by a grandson, Craig Marker. Survivors include a daughter, Jean Ekberg, Hemet, California, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Burial will be in Rochester Cemetery."