2008-01-03 / Obituaries

Marie L. Lapham

Marie L. Lapham, 72, Prudenville, died Jan. 7, 2008, at her home.

Private family services will be conducted. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be left at www.christler.holdship.com.

Mrs. Lapham was born Aug. 22, 1935, in Norwich Township, Missaukee County. Her parents were Ralph and Ilene (Shippy) Campbell. She lived most of her life in the Houghton Lake area, and returned there after retiring from work in Farmington Hills. She and Richard Lapham were united in marriage Nov. 3, 1963.

Surviving besides her husband, Richard Lapham are two daughters, Rita Pulvirenti of Houghton Lake and Ellen and her husband Walter Almquist of Farmington Hills; two sons, Larry Hartman and Kay Wilkerson of Farmington Hills and Michael Lapham and Lori Pickeral of Farmington Hills; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Ilene Squires of Houghton Lake.

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