Age 83, of Lansing, MI, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013. She was born in Lansing on May 16, 1930, and has been a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Church of The Resurrection; a former Teacher Aide at Allen St. School; and loved spending time at her cottage on Long Lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband James West in 1994, and her brother Donald Mahon. Surviving are: 3 daughters, Janet (Greg) Cushman, Jane West, and Susan (Randy) Collette; 7 grandchildren, Chris Baldwin, Nick Baldwin, Jessica Ward, Mark Cushman, Jason Ward, Jean Collette, and James Collette; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Church of The Resurrection, 1505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing with Fr. Steven M. Mattson as Celebrant. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Ele’s Place.