Obituary: Laurena “Renie” Mae Lokovich, 88, of Ludington

January 26, 2021

Laurena “Renie” Mae Lokovich

Obituary: Laurena “Renie” Mae Lokovich, 88, of Ludington

Laurena “Renie” Mae Lokovich, 88, of Ludington, passed away Monday, January 25, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born December 12, 1932, in Ludington, the daughter of LeRoy and Marguerite (Brown) Sterley.

Renie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who truly enjoyed taking care of her family.  She was an incredible baker and was known for her delicious chocolate chip and molasses cookies.  She also enjoyed raising strawberries with her husband, Ben, and watching the Detroit Tigers.  Renie had been an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Victory Township, and later a member of St. Simon Catholic Church.

Renie is survived by her son, James (Joyce) Lokovich of Georgetown, Kentucky; her daughter, Linda (Chuck) Lange of Ludington; three grandchildren, Rebecca (Gordon) MacDougall of Ludington, Jesse (Alicia) Lokovich of Lexington, Kentucky, and Jody (Chris) Scheich of Brighton; five great-grandchildren, Alex, Isabella, Hayden, Marlee and Emma; her brother, Don (Sharon) Nelson of Ludington; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Renie was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Frank Ben Lokovich in 2016; and 3 brothers, Lester Sterley, Buck Sterley and Bernard Sterley.

Cremation has taken place and a time to celebrate Renie’s life will be held at a later date.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, Pere Marquette Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


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