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Marian Irene LaDouceur

May 18, 1930 November 9, 2014
Marian Irene LaDouceur
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Marian Irene Kappler-Tompkins-LaDouceur

On the morning of November 9, 2014 Marian passed away peacefully of natural causes at Lakeview Lutheran Manor in Cadillac, MI. Marian was 84 years old. Marian was born in Lansing, MI on May 18, 1930. She was one of three children from Ernie and Amanda Kappler. Marian graduated from Lansing High School when she was 18. She went on to Michigan State University to study secretarial work. When she graduated from Michigan State University she worked as a secretary in a children’s hospital. Marian also worked in a factory and in an Adult Foster Care Home. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, rummage sales and she loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marian was proceeded in death by her parents, her brother Leo Kappler and sister Nell Fireed. Also proceeded in death by her former husband Rodney Tompkins who Marian had two children with Mike Tompkins of Thompsonville and Philip (Debbie) Tompkins of Cadillac. Rodney passed in 1975. Marian remarried in 1977 to Merlin LaDouceur who later passed in late 1990. She is also survived one daughter Michele LaDouceur of Traverse City, four grandchildren Heather Tompkins and Micheal Tompkins to Thompsonville, MI and Rodney Tompkins and Bobby Tompkins of Cadillac, MI and 6 great grandchildren.

Marian lived a very long and fulfilling life. She was very well known, she would speak whatever was on her mind, you could always count on her to tell the truth no matter the situation. She was loved by lots of people, we will all miss her greatly. It was an honor to know her and be part of her wonderful live.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday November 15, 2014 at 3 pm at the Revival Center Church (984 Plett Road), Cadillac for her family and friends. Arrangements were entrusted to Sisson Funeral Home

Saturday November 15, 2014 at the Revival Center Church 984 Plett Rd., Cadillac, MI


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