Sharon E. Raines, of Billings, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2009.
Sharon was born Aug. 11, 1944, to Irene Peters and Gilbert Sam in Stewart, Nev. She was married to the late Walter Raines. He preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 2008. At the time of her death, she was a childcare specialist at New Day Ranch and held a part-time position at the YWCA. In her spare time, she loved to sew, knit and spend time with her grandchildren, along with taking road trips.
Survivors include two daughters and one son, Sondra Anderson, Rise' Grossman (Rudolph), and Robert Raines (Kamela); five grandchildren, Ashley, Portia, Alicia, Wyatt and Sterling; and one great-grandson Damion.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no services. There will be a private family memorial service held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make charitable contributions in her name to the American Diabetes Association.