Lisee, Lavina A., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 18, 2014 at St. Mary’s of Michigan. She was 72 years old. Lavina A. Manchester was born on February 1, 1942 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Loyad J. and Lavina A. (Crandall) Manchester. Lavina married Roger L. Lisee on October 3, 1959; he preceded her in death on December 17, 1999. She attended Saginaw High School, but received her diploma from Buena Vista High School. Later, she was very proud to earn her Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy certifications. In her spare time, she enjoyed camping, fishing, and bird watching. She loved nothing more than her family. Surviving are her son, Roger L. (Jean) Lisee Jr.; Shelly (Rick) Jamrog; three grandchildren: Roger L. (Cassandra) Lisee III, Nicole Lisee and David Martus, and Julia Jamrog; one sister, Diann (Clarence) Beyerlein; in-laws: Jackie (Larry) LaBelle and Richard Lisee; and many special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 40 years, Roger Sr.; one sister, Ruth Ann Thomas; and one brother, Elmer Manchester. A Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Phillip DeVries will officiate. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, www.pva.org. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.