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Sylvia M. Layman

Sylvia M. Layman, 87, of Mercer, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 in Mercer.

She was born on July 31, 1932, in Chicago, the daughter of Sylvester and Harriet Warzynski.

Sylvia worked as a machine operator for Briggs & Stratton,

She was married to Frederick D. “Fritz” Layman on July 29, 1950, at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Mercer. They then moved to Milwaukee and returned to Mercer in 1988. She and Frederick especially enjoyed spending winters in Florida.

Sylvia was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Mercer.

Surviving are a daughter, Tamara “Tami” (Russell) Bukovic, Mercer; grandchildren, Nicole Castillo, Manitowish Waters, and Chrissy (Josh) Fiorini, Fruitland Park, Fla., great-grandchild, Cadence; sister-in-law, Ardith Nass, Windom, Minn.; and numerous nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick, on Dec. 20, 2013; and a daughter, Roxanne Layman on Oct. 6, 2013.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Mercer at 11 a.m. with Fr. Joseph Mary Kodiganti as celebrant, preceded by a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass.

Interment will be in the Mercer Cemetery.

McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home, Ironwood, is assisting the family. For more information or to express online condolences, please visit mckevittpatrickfuneralhome.com.


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