Valorie Annette LeDuc

Valorie Annette LeDuc

ESCANABA — Valorie Annette LeDuc, 61, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Green Bay.

Valorie was born March 14, 1960, in Austin, Texas, the daughter of Allan J. and Pauline (Schlodder) Laub. After graduating Rapid River High School in 1978, Valorie went on to attend Bay de Noc Community College for one year before transferring to Washburn University where she attended for two more years.

Valorie was married to Robert P. LeDuc for 23 years. In addition to keeping her home and raising her family, Valorie volunteered at Community Outreach, Oats, and Church in Nevada, Mo. and enjoyed her time as a Senior Companion in Escanaba.

Valorie loved spending time with her children and especially her grandchildren. They always brought a smile to her face. She loved painting, riding her bike, watching birds, reading books, and was very artistic. Valorie’s many friends knew her for her kind and loving spirit.

She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church and encouraged many others in their faith in Christ.

Valorie is survived by her mother, Pauline Laub of Springfield, Mo.; children, Christa (Adam) Sherman of Gladstone; Eric (Jessie) LeDuc of Escanaba, Brady (Melissa) LeDuc of Gladstone, Katie (Billy) Blahnik of Gladstone; brothers, Joseph and Ken Laub, both of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Alison Stone of Springfield, Mo.; mother-in-law, Evelyn LeDuc of Rapid River; and grandchildren, Caleb, Hailey, Christian and Hunter Sherman, Ellie LeDuc, Reagan, Titus, Gemma and Asher LeDuc, and Brayden and Chase Blahnik.

Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Valorie’s father Allan and sister Kathy preceded her in death.

Visitation for Valorie will take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church in Escanaba. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Valorie LeDuc will follow visiting hours on Saturday, at 4 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, with Pastor Brian Swillum officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.skradskifuneralhomes.com