Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 7, 2017
Loraine Barraclough Cox Madsen

Obit Loraine Barraclough Cox MadsenLoraine was born Oct. 28, 1922, to Edmund Steel Barraclough and Ida Mae Lee. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends Sept. 4, 2017.

She married Ray Edward Cox in 1941. Together they had three children: Judith (Fran), Betty and Richard. Ray passed away in 1944. She married Claude Madsen in 1947 and together they had three children: Kaye, Keith (Ozzie) and Tom. Claude passed away in 1977.

She worked at Tooele Army Depot and retired with 25 years of service.

Family was her main priority and she worked hard to make sure her children were well taken care of. Some of her other favorite things to do were fishing and crocheting. She was also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many positions.

She is preceded in death by both her husbands, two sons, Ozzie and Rich, one grandson, Tony, her parents, two sisters, Fae and Fern, and two brothers, Lee and Ross.

She is survived by her children Fran Cox, Betty (Dean) Matthews, Kaye (Richard) Miles, and Tom Madsen; daughters-in-law, Cheri Madsen and Mary Cox; brother, Don (Shirley) Barraclough; 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was so loved by her family and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.

At Loraine’s request, a family graveside service was held Sept. 7, 2017.

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