Lorraine Michelle Chmieleski, age 62, loving mother and grandmother, of Midland, passed away Friday, December 10, 2021, at MidMichigan Medical Center, Clare.
She was born February 28, 1959, in Garden City to Ken and June (Haff) Figley.
On December 18, 1982, she married Robert J. Chmieleski in Garden City.
Lorraine graduated from Garden City High School. She was a talented artist and will be dearly remembered for her creative spirit. She was an animal lover and enjoyed gardening. Lorraine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who always put family first.
She is survived by her eldest daughter Amanda and son-in-law Travis Smock; two sons: Robert Chmieleski and Benjamin Chmieleski; granddaughters: Mya Smock and Azalea Smock; brothers: Ken Figle and Kirk Figley; sister Diane Theodore; sisters-in-law: Lori Haggerty and Rita Chmieleski; brothers-in-law: Thomas Chmieleski and James Chmieleski; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; parents Ken and June Figley; and her sister Doreen Muscoe.
The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 2500 N. West River Road, Sanford. Father Daniel J. Fox OFM Cap. will officiate with burial in Sanford Cemetery. Lorraine’s family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider N.A.M.I. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) in memory of Lorraine.