MANISTIQUE – Steve Lawrence, 89, of Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.
He was born Oct. 13, 1924, in Hamtramck, Mich., the son of Makar and Anna (Szpakowski) Leshkevich and attended schools in the Detroit area.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre.
Steve was employed for several years at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; and his son, Steven.
Steve is survived by a brother, Anthony Leshkevich of Dearborn; along with nieces and nephews.
Burial will be held in the Veteran’s Section in Fairview Cemetery at Manistique.
Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.