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Update: Innisfail RCMP, search teams looking for missing elderly Didsbury woman

The public is being asked to search their properties for missing person, Lorraine Vandenbosch, last seen May 29 at Dickson Point Campground at Gleniffer Lake
Lorraine Vandenbosch, 78, has been reported as missing. Photo courtesy of RCMP

Editor's note: This article has been updated from the original posted at 6:42 p.m. Monday, May 29 to include updated information from RCMP.

INNISFAIL - Search teams are now scouring an area around Gleniffer Lake in Red Deer County in search of an elderly female who was reported missing yesterday.

Lorraine Vandenbosch, 78, a resident of Didsbury, was last seen on May 29 at 10:30 a.m., at the Dickson Point Campground at Gleniffer Lake, police said in a release issued the same day.

"Lorraine may be confused and there is great concern for her safety," said police.

RCMP with assistance from Red Deer County, Sundre, and Rocky Mountain House search and rescue teams are actively searching the area, police said in an update issued on the morning of Tuesday, May 30.

Innisfail RCMP is asking for the public's help in finding Vandenbosch.

"While search teams continue to search, we are asking residents in the Gleniffer Lake, Dickson, Spruce View, and nearby areas, to check your properties including treed outcroppings and outbuildings for Lorraine," the updated release states.

Vandenbosch is described as five feet tall with red hair and light complexion. She was last seen wearing white pants, white and black shirt, black runners and a cream coloured hat.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Vandenbosch is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP detachment at 403-227-3342.  Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the P3 Tips app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. 

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