Paulette Marie Annette Lepage, 92, of Leaf River, IL. passed away on September 5, 2023, at Bethany Health Care and Rehab Center, Dekalb, IL.
Paulette Marie Annette Robert was born in Saint-Maxime, Quebec Canada to Damien and Blanche Marcil Robert on March 27, 1931. She married Joseph Real Lepage on August 23, 1958, in Sainte-Thèrëse, Quebec. They emigrated from Canada in September of 1967. She loved to cook for anyone visiting, gardening, and cutting the grass on her John Deere riding lawn mower. She also loved dogs and cats. She would light up when hugging any of her ten grandchildren on special visits. In retirement she passed the time making specialty meat pies, wonderful homemade spaghetti sauces, and turkey or chicken soups for the whole family during the holidays. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 65 years and grand-daughter Shawna Seidelman.
Paulette is survived by her children Jocelyn (Elizabeth) Lepage, Sonia (David) Seidelman, Mikaeline (David Chuna) Grammer; grandchildren Margo (Eric) Witzel, Brian (Jennifer Cravens) Grammer, Elaine (Matthew) Poppenger, Jeanna (Tony) Valentin, and Kathryn Seidelman; great-grandchildren Shawna Witzel, Scott Witzel, Brian Grammer, Dorothy Grammer, Loralei Falk, Aubrey Falk, Lucas Poppenger, Kennedy Poppenger, Lorenzo Valentin, and Isabelle Valentin.
The family of Paulette Lepage wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Maynard Stivers, Al Taylor, Bethany Health Care nursing staff and Promedica Hospice.