Michelle J. Lacey, age 57 of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 surrounded by her family at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.
She was born on April 24, 1964 to Victor and Felipa (Medrano) Perez in Celina, Ohio. On June 10, 2017 she married James Lacey, who survives. Michelle was a loving wife and mother. She loved playing softball with her kids and grandkids. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, and collecting Coca-Cola products and Elvis Presley memorabilia.
Michelle will be sadly missed by her husband James of Defiance, her children; Carisa (Ricky) Partee, Felicia (Tyler Sanders) Parker, Patrick Lacey, Victoria Lacey, and Justin Lacey, and her grandchildren; Caleb, Cavea, and Cianna Urbina, Ricky, Alexis and Trey Partee, McKayla and Brayziana Parker, James and J'Yazzeriaha Schmidt, Elaina and Madalynn Sanders, Aurora, Phoenix and Amaya Lacey, and her siblings; Mike (Grace) Perez of Defiance, Mario Perez of Napoleon, Casey Perez of Defiance, Gina Perez of Indiana, and various other siblings.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers, Victor and Bobby Perez.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022 from 11:00 to 1:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home South, Lawson/Roessner Chapel (1753 S. Clinton St.) in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm at the funeral home, with Graciela and Michael Perez officiating.
Memorials are suggested to NFB (National Federation of the Blind). Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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