LaVona Rae Sarasin

ESCANABA – LaVona Rae Sarasin, 79, of Escanaba, passed away Monday morning, May 6, 2013, at the St. Francis Hospital, after struggling with a long term illness.

The Sarasin family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba.

Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Fran DeGroot officiating. Luncheon will follow mass on Friday in the St. Anne Parish Hall. LaVona will be laid to rest following luncheon in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Sarasin family with arrangements. Messages of condolence to LaVona’s family may be offered online at