2018-01-11 / Obits




HEUSSNER, 93, of

Lapeer (formerly of

North Branch), died

Tuesday, January 9,


She was born May 27, 1924, in Marathon Township, to Fred and Bessie (Sharick) Smith, Sr.

Shirley married the love of her life, Leonard N. Heussner, on September 25, 1946 in Marlette. Mrs. Heussner was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer and a life member of the American Legion Post #16 Auxiliary. She worked many, many years as a salesperson at Lyons and Smiths Clothing Store in Lapeer. Shirley enjoyed camping, dancing with her husband (the late Leonard Heussner) and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Heussner is survived by her children, Leonard (Sharyne) Heussner of Lapeer, Lynne Heussner of Comins, Leila “Lee” (Manley) Reynolds of Lapeer and Lorne (Teresa) Heussner of Paragould, AR; many dear grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Heussner; son, Gordon Turner; parents, Fred and Bessie Smith, Sr.; sister, Phyllis (Albert) Leonard; and brother, Fred (Margie) Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church – Soup Kitchen, 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer, Michigan 48446.

Shirley’s funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Rev. John Kaiser will officiate the funeral service. Immediately following the service, a luncheon will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com.

Muir Brothers Funeral Home – Lapeer

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