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Melody L. (Merchant) Lodenstein

May 27, 1949 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 67)
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Melody L. Lodenstein, 67, of Wayland, went to be with her Lord on April 13, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born on May 27, 1949, to Gilbert and Lorraine (Kinert) Merchant in Petoskey, MI. On March 14, 1970, she married Leon Lodenstein. Melody was a member of various church ministries and quilting club.  She loved gardening and traveling.

Melody is survived by her loving spouse of 47 years Leon, two daughters, Kristie (Chad) LeValley of Wayland, MI; Joann (Kevin)Worden of Horton, MI; grandchildren Jesse and Morgan LeValley; Brother, Craig Merchant of Onaway, MI; and an abundance of close family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.    

Family will receive friends and family from 10 am until time the Celebration of Life begins at 11am on April 18th, 2017, at the Corinth Reformed Church, Byron Center, MI.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Memorials are suggested to the Sarcoma Center @ U of M or Faith Hospice. Online condolences can be given at www.kubiakcook.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Faith Hospice
2100 Raybrook SE, Ste #300, Grand Rapids MI 49546
Tel: 1-616-235-5100
Web: https://www.faithhospicecare.org/donate/donate-now/

Sarcoma Clinic at University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
1500 East Medical Center Dr. Floor B1, Recetion: E, Ann Arbor MI 48109-0912
Tel: 1-800-865-1125
Web: http://http://www.mcancer.org/sarcoma/clinic



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Corinth Reformed Church
129 100th St. SE
Byron Center, MI 49315

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Corinth Reformed Church
129 100th St. SE
Byron Center, MI 49315


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