Lawrence W. Lesman, Jr.

Lawrence W. Lesman, Jr.

Lawrence W. Lesman, Jr. of Martin, Michigan, passed away at Borgess Medical Center early Sunday morning, October 14, 2007 after a long battle with cardiovascular problems. Larry was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Lawrence and Jean (Janes) Lesman on November 12, 1944. He was a mechanic by trade, having been employed with Engle Volkswagen of Kalamazoo, Lake Tire and Hiscock’s of Allegan, and Farnsworth Chevrolet, now known as Midway Chevrolet of Plainwell. Surviving are his mother, Jean Lesman; his sister, Norma (James) Speakman; two former wives, Elsia Ketchum and Marcia Lesman; five children, Karen Lesman, Joseph (Rhonda) Lesman, William (Tamara) Lesman, John (Kristen Lennox) Lesman) Nicole (Raymond Hopper) Ridge; ten grandchildren, Corey Lesman, Lynne Oetman, A. J. Oetman, Joseph Lesman Jr., Heather (Gabriel) Lesman, Jamie Lesman, Aaron Lesman, Taylor Lesman, Nico Ridge and Lindsey Hopper; two great-grandchildren, Meghan Lesman and Zoey Lesman; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, who all love and miss him very much. He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence William Lesman, Sr., in 1991, his sister, Shirley Ann White in 1984, and his granddaughter, Paiton Gabriel. The family will receive friends beginning at 11am Friday with services following at 12 noon at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, Pastor Lester Warner officiating. Cremation will follow. Contributions in his memory will be used for funeral expenses.


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