Elizabeth Luella Champine (Lappin)

1931 - 2018


Elizabeth Luella Champine (Lappin), 87 yrs, of Toledo, OH, formerly of Temperance, MI, died Saturday July 14, 2018, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, OH. There will be a memorial service on Thursday July 19, 2018, in Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, at 11 AM. Fr. Gerard Cupple of St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI, will officiate. Cremation has occurred.


Born February 1, 1931, in Detroit, MI. Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert and Agatha (Marchand) Lappin. She earned her Associates Degree. She married Richard Champine on August 27, 1949 in St. Clair Shores, MI. Richard died June 26, 2007. Elizabeth was a Health Care Administrator for Beaches Nursing Home, Monroe, MI, for 14 years retiring in 1995.


She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Temperance, MI. She loved to golf, boat, fish and play cards.


Survivors include: a son, Robert (Darlene) Champine; daughters, Yvonne (Benjamin) Polizzi, Suzanne (Paul) Steinman, Georgette Burkey; brothers, Thomas (Eileen) Lappin, Lawrence "Larry" Lappin, John Lappin, Edward (Rita) Lappin, Richard Lappin; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Bill, Bob, David Lappin and a sister, Patricia DcChateau.


Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice of Northwest Ohio or IHM Retirement Fund.