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Marie LaVigne

1915 - 2018

Marie Elizabeth LaVigne age 103 of Rogers City
passed away December 31, 2018 at McLaren Northern
Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.

She was born September 7, 1915 in Detroit
to Jules and Mary (Vermeulen) LePlae.

Marie was the loving wife for 64 years of the late Roy Eldred LaVigne.
They were married July 26, 1941; he passed on November 2, 2005.

Surviving her are 8 children: Carol (Wilbert Leese), Gary (Mary),
Jeannine (Vito), Jacqueline (Roy Hayes), Roger, Gerard (Brenda),
Michael and Alan; 12 beautiful grandchildren: Eva, Andy, Karen, Robert,
Michelle, Lynda, Joey, Amy, Lisa, Michelle, David and Christopher.
Marie was blessed with 27 great grandchildren and 10 great-great
grandchildren with 2 more arriving soon, Sister to: Jules II, Marguerite,
Henry and Lorraine and aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Her greatest legacy is the family she and Roy created together. And this
legacy spans many generations. She loved and looked forward to visits
from her children and grandchildren, She loved catching up on their
lives and sharing stories with them,

God blessed Marie with a keen memory and it never failed her, Up to her
last days she could tell you the names and birthdays of her children,
grandchildren, great grandchildren and some of the great-great
grandchildren, She was always interested in what everyone was doing,
where they were going and if they got back safely.

Friends may visit at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlevoix on
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. through time of her Mass
at 11:30.

Interment will take place next to her husband, Roy at Memorial Park
Cemetery in Rogers City.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Angel Fund at
St. Mary Catholic School in Charlevoix.

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Marie LaVigne – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI