Marlyce Pansy Lefler

September 13, 1944 - October 07, 2015

Marlyce Pansy Lefler

September 13, 1944 - October 07, 2015


Marlyce Pansy Lefler of Lynden, Washington died peacefully on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 in Bellingham, Washington at the age of 71.

Marlyce was born on September 13th, 1944 in Bellingham to the late Lee and Pansy Schwartz and grew up locally with her only brother, Robert Schwartz.

She was an active member of her community and found great joy in her role as a housewife and mother.

Marlyce is survived by her husband, Cliff Lefler and his four daughters, her only child, Marci Longanecker (Brian Longanecker), her four grandchildren, Susanne Pavlyuk (Taras Pavlyuk), Brice Longanecker, Forrest Longanecker and Bailey Longanecker, her brother Robert Schwartz and her sweet dog, Sophie.

The funeral service for Marlyce will be held on Sunday, October 18th at 1:00 PM at Greenacres Memorial Park.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, cards or any other material expressions of sympathy, friends and family make donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in Marlyce’s name.

Additionally, the family extends their deepest gratitude to the staff at Mt. Baker Care Center, who provided care, love and support that far exceeded any hopes or expectations.

Marlyce’s sense of humor, loving heart and kind spirit will live on in the memories and stories told by the countless family and friends that will carry them forth.

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: October 18, 2015 (12:00 AM)
  • Venue: Greenacres Memorial Park And Event CenterFerndale
  • Location: 5700 Northwest Drive Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (360) 38-4-3401

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14 responses to Marlyce Pansy Lefler

  1. Marci and family I am so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady. No more suffering. My thoughts are with all of you.

  2. Cliff and Marci and familiesWe are so sorry for your loss. Marlyce was a wonderful person and we were honoured to have known her and to have shared so many memories. She will always be in our hearts and thoughts.
    love Terry & Marie Wells

  3. Melinda says:

    Marci ~Your mom will be missed by so many. I always felt so loved and welcomed by her. I will always think of the Marlyce who is “finer than frog hair”. My love and thoughts are with you guys.
    Love you! Mel

  4. The passing of Marlyce is bitter sweet. She will be missed by so many and for that we are sad…but we are so grateful that she no longer is struggling.Such a special lady [one-of-a-kind] and will not soon be forgotten. Thanks for the memories Marlyce!!!

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