North American Missing Persons Network
Lorraine Judith Barrie Chance

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Above Image: Chance

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 3, 1948 from Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 1, 1922
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 4'11"
  • Weight: 95 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde, naturally black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Lorraine was a tiny woman,
    wore a size 3 shoe. Lorraine had buck teeth, Wavy/curly hair, deep-set eyes,
    high cheekbones, peaked upper lip, full lips. Olive complexion.
  • Clothing: Lorraine always wore heels due to her short size.
  • Jewelry: Diamond wedding ring.
  • AKA: Lee Barrie
  • NCIC Number: M162240610
  • Case Number: 14-299400

  • Details of Disappearance
    Lorraine dropped off her daughter at the baby sitters in Santa Cruz on January 3, 1948 and said she would be back that night. She was never seen again.

    Someone claiming to be Lorraine, mailed in forms to the Navy for death benefits on her deceased husband's behalf. The checks were returned to the Navy.

    Lorraine's daughter, Donna Lee Chance Wolfe, entered her mother as a missing person in 1980.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sacramento Police Department Warrants/Missing Persons Unit
    Detective Heather Hendrickson
    (916) 808-0650

    Source Information
    Doe Network