Elnora Phyllis Devine

October 8, 1923April 22, 2018

Devine, Elnora P (neè Lobdell) of Dexter, Michigan died Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 94 years of age. Elnora was born in Lincoln, Nebraska the daughter of Earl and Goldie (neè Johnson) Lobdell. She married Leo Devine in 1945, sadly he preceded her in death in 1962. Elnora retired from the University of Michigan. She loved having her family around her, making Sunday dinners and celebrating holidays together. She loved cooking, landscaping and gardening, she loved her home and was a very strong and independent lady. Per Elnora’s wishes cremation has taken place and the family will have a graveside service followed by a celebration of her life at a later date. Elnora is survived by her children; David (Jill) Devine, Mary Kowalski, Andrea (William) French, Deborah (Tom) Larmee and Dennis Devine, 17 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her children; Joan Coe, Michael Devine, and Joseph Devine. Please visit the funeral chapel website to offer the family your condolences.


  • Cremation has taken place and there will be no public services.

Elnora Phyllis Devine

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Beverly Schumann

April 25, 2018

Mary Ann,
I remember your mom as always being a very gracious and kind woman.
My prayers to you and your siblings.

Bob Farrell

April 24, 2018

Even when caring for eight kids, your Mom always made me welcome as well. Many great times at your place. Sorry for your loss.