Elvin, Lori Jane, Thomas Township, Michigan


Passed away at home unexpectedly on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Age 54 years. Lori Jane Kent was born on June 28, 1958, in Saginaw to Gerald and Patricia (Pegley) Kent. She was married to Steven A. Elvin on March 3, 1986. Surviving besides her husband, Steve, are her mother, Patricia A. Kent-Nellett; daughter, Lisa Bartley; son, Jason (Jocelyn) Hall; step-daughter, Dayna (Matt) VanRaemdonck; step-son, Andrew Burkett; sisters, Vickie (Paul) Muehlenbeck, Mary (John) Sullivan; brother, Gerald (Traci) Kent; six grandchildren, Hunter, Adien and Kaitlyn Bartley; Nemesis Richello; Emerson Hall and Mason VanRaemdonck; also several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Gerald R. Kent, and her pet dog, Maggie May. The Celebration of Lori’s life will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of her service. Memorial contributions may be given to the Underground Railroad. Memories and sympathies of Lori may be shared with the family on her memorial website at WakemanFuneralHome.com.