Honeman, Yula M., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, February 27, 2010 at HealthSource of Saginaw.  She was 88 years old. Yula Lapan was born on November 22, 1921 in Bay City to the late George and Laura (Lapan) Lapan.  She married William E. Honeman, Sr. in September of 1938 in Saginaw. He preceded her in death on March 2, 1987.  Yula was a homemaker and caregiver her entire life.  She treasured her family and her compassion and generosity often overflowed into her community.  Yula also enjoyed going to the casino.  Surviving are three sons:  William E. (Barbara) Honeman Jr. of Saginaw, Richard A. (Yvette) Honeman of Sanford, and John L. (Sharon) Honeman of Freeland; a son-in-law, Michael Steele of Saginaw; 15 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; a sister, Sally Lisik; two brothers: Louis Lapan and David (Pat) Lapan.  Yula was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice M. Steele, and a son, George L. Honeman; two brothers: George and Jack; two sisters: Faye and Betty.  Yula’s funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Pastor Paul R. Hinz will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home on Thursday, March 4, 2010 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Community Village.  Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.