Martha Schairer

Obituary of Martha Elizabeth Schairer

Martha Elizabeth Schairer

Lansing, Michigan


Age 83, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother went home to her Lord on May 27, 2019.  Born December 10, 1935 in Lansing, MI.  Martha was a life member of Central Free Methodist Church and a graduate of Sexton High School.  She enjoyed making crafts and  would travel to attend a southern gospel concert.  She loved caring for babies, working in her church nursery.  She was a photographer at Lansing General Hospital taking babies first photo for families.

Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Donald L. Schairer; 2 children Debra (Douglas) Kinney, and Mark (Jennifer Gagne) Schairer; 3 grandchildren, James (Stephanie) Kinney, Melissa (Brandon) Witmer, and Connor Schairer; great-granddaughter, Audrey Kinney; many nieces and nephews; other family members and friends.    Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin & Charlotte Finch; sister, Lois Thompson; 4 brothers, Alfred, Paul, Lawrence, and Charles Finch.

Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 3, 2019 at Central Free Methodist Church, 828 N. Washington Ave, Lansing, MI with Pastor Joanna DeWolf officiating.  The family will receive friends 10-11 A.M. Monday at church. Contributions may be made to Church Accessibility Fund, c/o/ Lansing Central Free Methodist Church., 828 N. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI   48906.  Arrangements by Tiffany Funeral Home.  Friends may visit the guest book at

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