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Darlene Sharon Royce

March 24, 1938 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Darlene Sharon Royce, age 84, of Grand Ledge, our loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Darlene was born in Remus, Michigan on March 24, 1938, the daughter of Carl and Mildred (Esch) Bidstrup. She was preceded in death by her first husband, David Lehnert; babies, Christopher and JoAnn; her parents; brother, Marvin; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Lehnert. Surviving are her husband, Richard Royce; children: Craig (Lisa) Lehnert, Brad Lehnert and Steve (Nan) Lehnert; seven grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Darlene was a member of St. Michael Church in Grand Ledge, a Befriender minister and a parish volunteer. She enjoyed her family, reading, and traveling.

The Mass of Christian will be celebrated by Rev. Mike Alber at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Thursday at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge Street, Portland. The rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmafuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 16, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lehman Funeral Homes - Portland
210 E. Bridge Street
Portland, MI 48875

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
June 16, 2022

7:30 PM
Lehman Funeral Homes - Portland
210 E. Bridge Street
Portland, MI 48875

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
520 W. Grand River Avenue
Portland, MI 48875

Committal
Friday
June 17, 2022

12:00 PM
Portland Cemetery
950 E. Bridge Street
Portland, MI 48875

Luncheon
Friday
June 17, 2022

12:30 PM
Portland V.F.W. #4090
1324 E. Bridge Street
Portland, MI 48875

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