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Visitation

Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Home Plainwell
Tuesday May 31st, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Home Plainwell
Wednesday June 1st, 2022
11:00am

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Lesa Marie Sanchez

Lesa Marie (Williams) Sanchez of Otsego, MI passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022, at the age of 61. She was born in Plainwell, MI on February 13, 1961, the daughter of James Williams and Francis (Lang) Gren.

She graduated from Plainwell High School in 1979. Throughout her life she has demonstrated a strong character and work ethic that evolved into a thirty year career with Kalamazoo Enterprise Center/Park Trades. 

Lesa brought into this world two sons: Justin in 1982 and Ryan in 1985. They were her world, from sporting events to family vacations she did her best to provide for her boys.

In 1990 she met the love of her life: David Sanchez and after seventeen years the two were united in holy matrimony on August 11, 2007. Together they enjoyed being outside, cooking, gardening, spending time with their family and just being together. More than anything they cherished spending time with their grandchildren.

She will fondly be remembered as a very caring and giving person often overlooking her own needs until everyone else had been taken care of.

She is preceded in her passing by her parents: Jim (Rita) Williams and Fran (Carl) Gren.

Left to cherish Lesa’s loving memory is her husband of fourteen years: David Sanchez; children: Justin (Erica) Meninga and Ryan Meninga; grandchildren: Hunter, Alivia, Brayden, Annabelle, and Kalvin; brother: Curt (Laurie) Williams and Jeff (Sharron) Gren; and countless cousins that are like brothers and sisters, as well as many nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Lesa’s wishes public services will be held at Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 with a time for visiting on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, beginning at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations made in Lesa’s name may be directed to The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

While at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please take time to sign Lesa’s guestbook and/or share a memory with her family.

The Sanchez family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080. 269-685-5881.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Joe and Diane Melwiki Jun 11 2022 6:44 AM

You are in our prayers, Curt, Laurie and family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Randy & Annette Leonard Jun 11 2022 1:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Robin Courts (Hutchinson) Jun 1 2022 1:56 PM

So sorry to hear about your mom Ryan. Jerry and I will keep your family in our prayers.
Jerry and Tina Lorio

Tina Lorio Jun 1 2022 1:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Pamela Gilchrist Jun 1 2022 10:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Terry L Channells May 31 2022 11:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Tracey Goodwin May 30 2022 4:58 PM

I first met Lesa when she was 13 years old, cute pug nose freckle’s and full of mischief. Curt of course was always the instigator and I was conned into driving them around.
Sharon and I have so many wonderful memories with Lesa David and all our Michigan family.
We are praying for David and all the kids to have the strength to carry on without there rock.
We will never forget Lesa
With Love
Sharon and Jeff Gren

Jeff Gren May 29 2022 2:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

~Bill and Janice Thompson May 28 2022 4:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lesa Sanchez

Lori Franko May 27 2022 7:56 PM

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