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Karen Sue Lyons Derosia

June 29, 2019 ~ June 29, 2019

Karen Sue (Hoskins) Lyons Derosia, 68 of Mancelona, passed away at home with her family on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Born in Pontiac, MI on May 8, 1951, Karen was the daughter of Frank Hoskins an Audrey Crosley Hoskins. 

Family came first for Karen and she also enjoyed visiting area casinos, playing bingo, Pinterest, playing games on her phone and watching Vampire Diaries.

She is survived by her children, Tina (Bruce) Finch of Mancelona, Tracy (Jim) McDonald of Rapid City, Shannon (Wes) Herriges of Oxford, Steve (Penny) Lyons of Traverse City and Nicole (Kevin Alexander) Derosia of Florida; her many grandchildren and great grandchildren that blessed her life; her siblings, Marsha Jenks, Judy Lockler, Diane Yaste, Sandy Mock and Frank Hoskins and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a great grandson and a niece.

A celebration of her life will be held in September when out of state family can attend.  Those who wish are asked to consider memorial contributions to the family.

Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service.  Please share your memories and personal messages with the family at