Traverse City

FINNEY, Lorena Jun 29, 1966 – Sep 9, 2019

INTERLOCHEN [mdash] Lorena Sue Finney, age 53, of Interlochen, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at her home. Lorena was born June 29, 1966 in Mt. Pleasant the daughter of Edwin Finney and Zilda Jackson.
She was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
Lorena was a devoted Days of our Lives fan and never missed an episode. She loved family gatherings, music, cooking and reading. Lorena also liked traveling, horses and gardening.
Lorena is survived by her daughters, Diedra (Ryan) Scott, of Sarasota, Florida, Brittany Schroeder, of Traverse City, and Emily Marsh (Roy Monroe), of Perry; four grandchildren, Ayspen Tarker, Brennan Schroeder, Rylee Monroe and Brentley Monroe; her mother, Zilda Jackson, of Benzonia; boyfriend, Eric Nelson, of Traverse City; brothers, Michael (Tammy) Finney, of Benzonia, Kevin Jenkins, of Mt. Pleasant, Tony Jackson, of Mt. Pleasant, and Dennis Jackson, of Interlochen; sisters, Luanna Finney, of Mesick, Angela Jenkins, of Honor, and Deanna Jenkins, of Traverse City.
Lorena was preceded in death by her father, Edwin Finney; and brothers, Terry Finney and William “Bill” Newell.
Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Benjamen Evers officiating. Interment will follow at Denver Township Cemetery. A luncheon will be held following burial at the Tribal gym. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday beginning at noon until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
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