Charlene Marie Denome, age 72, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, September 26, 2019, at Lakeview Assisted Living and Memory Care in Gladstone.
Charlene was born March 10, 1947, in Ishpeming, MI, the daughter of Kenneth and Audrey (Hansen) Winters. She Graduated from Escanaba in 1965. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Children, especially her grandchildren, were her passion and delight. Her love for her family and her faith were evident. Charlene retired from ShopKo after 32 years of dedicated service in 2011. She took great pride in her work. After retiring, she volunteered through the Foster Grandparent Program at the Soo Hill School. Working with the children brought immense joy to her. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. In her spare time, Char loved working in her garden and enjoying the simple things in life. Char was always willing to lend a helping hand and go the extra mile for anyone in need. She was always a positive role model to those blessed to know her.
Charlene is survived by:
2 Sons: David (Tammy) Lesnieski of Gladstone, MI
Brian Lesnieski of Escanaba, MI
2 Step Sons: Jesse Denome of Ford River, MI
Scott (Traci) Denome of Escanaba, MI
1 Daughter: Theresa Lesnieski of Cadillac, MI
2 Step Daughters: Debi Denome of Escanaba, MI
Tricia (Steve) Johnson of Romulus, MI
2 Brothers: Ken (Jean) Winters of Hermansville, MI
Ronald (Sue Boudreau) Winters of Escanaba, MI
2 Sisters: Jennie (Harold) Strasler of Escanaba, MI
Joann (Bob) Paquin of Hermansville, MI
6 Great Grandchildren
And several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, and Nephews.
In addition to her Parents, Charlene is preceded in death by her Husband Paul Denome.
Family will receive friends Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 3:00 until 5:00 PM at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Escanaba. A memorial service will follow visiting hours at 5:00 PM with Pastor Al Schubert officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church hall. Charlene will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Denome family.