Lennis Goodbreau Byers

NEWPORT – Lennis (Lenny) Goodbreau Byers, 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Lenny was born in Hancock on July 22, 1930. He attended Michigan Technological University, graduated from Michigan State University, and then began a career with the Michigan Liquor Control Commision.

Lenny was an avid fan of sports and horse racing and loved to play pinochloe. His hearty laugh could be heard before you ever saw him.

He is survived by his loving wife, of 63 years, Leona (Mountjoy); daughters, Sheri Barnes (Dave) and Dawn Sneckenberg (Tom); son, Shane Byers (Chrystella); grandchildren, Shannon Arsenault (Derrick), Danny Barnes (Elizabeth), Cortney Landrum (Steve) and Chase Byers; seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Lorlee Byers; his sister, Kay Louise White and his great-granddaughter, Chloe Mae Arsenault.

Arrangements by Michigan Memorial Funeral Home in Huron Twp., Michigan.