Oscoda County Herald

Louise L. WciselFree Access

Died September 19, 2020

Louise L. Wcisel, 90, of Hale, Michigan, formerly of Mio, Michigan, passed away in Oscoda, Michigan on Friday, September 18, 2020.

Louise was born in Flint, Michigan on September 24, 1929 to Christopher and Effie (Bridges) Samples. 

She married Peter C. Stephen on August 31, 1946. Following their separation, she married Florian Wcisel on April 20, 1974. The couple lived in Flint, MI, then moved to Mio, MI in the late 1980s where they owned and operated Lakewood Campground. Louise was also active with Florian in Mio Construction. She had been a member of the Mio New Hope Assembly of God Church and had also attended Mio Baptist Church. Louise was active on church boards and activities. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and spending time with her family.

Louise is survived by her children, Linda (Bobby) Christian of Hale, MI, Jeannette (Ronald) Larsen of Whittemore, MI, Susanne (Richard) Menerey of Grayling, MI and Ray Wcisel (Russell Reitz) of Mio, MI; her stepchildren, Peggy, Dennis, Dale, Jill and Scott; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces, Debbie and Starla. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Florian; her daughter, Pamela Spencer; her stepson, Michael and her sister, Bernice Brooks.

Visitation on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Mio Baptist Church, Mio, MI, with Funeral Services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Glynn McMorris officiating. Interment will follow at Kittle Cemetery, Mio, Michigan.

Memorial donations may be directed to Wounded Soldiers or your local police department.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.