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Mary Jane Deemer, age 86, passed away March 30, 2017 with her loving children at her side and went peacefully into the awaiting arms of the Lord. Mary was born March 17, 1931 to the late Margaret Rolando. Mary had a genuinely kind, gentle soul and loved life to its fullest. More than anything, she loved her family. She enjoyed retirement in the Florida sunshine with her new found friends until returning to Michigan to spend her last years with her children. Mary is survived by her children Bud Deemer, Debbie (Terry) Whipple, Janice Daniels, Laura (Guido) Tatangelo, David Deemer and James (Susan) Deemer. She is survived by eight grandchildren: William Deemer, Angela Deemer, Bud Deemer, Terrance Michael Whipple, Andrea Crowe, Audrey DeLuca, Melanie Pendergrass and Mark Daniels. She is survived by 21 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, her son William M. Deemer, her grandson William J. Deemer, her granddaughter Jennifer J. Scott and the love of her life John Murphy. A private family service was held and cremation has taken place. A committal service will take place Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11 am at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery, Clinton Township, Michigan.