Sheila LaPlant, 65, Iron Mountain, MI, formerly of Green Bay, WI, passed away peacefully, Monday, December 26, 2011, at a local hospital surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Green Bay, December 13, 1946, to the late Clifford and Helen (Compton) Martell. Sheila graduated from Southwest High School in 1964. She worked as a Domestic Violence Advocate at the Caring House Shelter. Sheila loved times spent with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed the Green Bay Packers, and traveling.
Sheila is survived by her three children, Todd and Misty LaPlant, Rob LaPlant, and Sara and John Process of Green Bay; 3 grandchildren, Samantha, James Robert, and John, Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Ted Mendini of Iron Mountain, MI; other relatives and friends; special friend, Kay.
She is preceded in death by her parents; infant brother, Donald Joseph Martell.
Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird Street, Friday (12/30) from 9:00 A.M. until the time that the funeral procession leaves for the Funeral Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Bay Settlement, 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Tom Hagendorf, O.Praem. officiating. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Marquette Oncology, Iron Mountain, MI. and Bellin Hospital Team for all of the care provided to Sheila during this difficult time.
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