Lorraine spent her formative years on her family farm in Western Kansas. Lorraine would go on to graduate in Kansas with a diploma in nursing and worked in small rural hospitals as a RN in Kansas, Montana, and Tennessee. She later completed her BSN and MSN in Tennessee to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her years of practice in that role have all been in Montana. She has been married for over fifty years and has two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and six grandchildren. Lorraine enjoys dedicating time to her faith and truly believes she is “living the dream” on a small ranch with cattle, horses, cats, and dogs.