Delaine LeeShama (Skory) Counseller, of Grand Ledge, passed away November 13, 2023, at the age of 87. She was born in Lansing, Michigan, on October 17, 1936, to George and Jessie Skory. Delaine graduated from Michigan State University in 1958 with a degree in Music for piano instruction and immediately married her soul mate, Lynwood J. Counseller. Together, they led a full and fruitful life, raising three sons. She gave the gift of music to hundreds of children and families throughout her life.
Delaine was a loving mother to her children, Jeff (Kelly) Counseller, Craig (Tonja) Counseller, and Peter (Carrie) Counseller; grandmother of nine, Jennifer (Jeff), James (Rachel), Jeremy (Julia), Paige, Andrew, Morgan (Ian), MacKenzie (Max), Alex (Quinn), and Nicholas; and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Joyce (Tom) Truscott and Renee Skory. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyn.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 17, 2023, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 218 W. Ottawa St., Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Volunteer Services at McLaren Greater Lansing in memory of Delaine Counseller.