Lisa received her BS in Education at Michigan State University and her Masters in Education from Central Michigan University. Her teaching career started in Midland MI and continued in Madison WI and West Bend WI School District as a special education teacher for 30 years. She impacted the lives of both students, parents and staff with her positive attitude and love for learning. Outside of the classroom, Lisa was a devoted wife, mother and daughter. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family doing everything from water sports to family games. She always held a special place in her heart for traveling with her family and encouraging those around her to do something they were afraid of. She had a beautiful talent for playing the piano and loved to bake cookies at midnight. She cherished her grandchildren and enjoyed reading, playing games with them, and watching them grow. She had a firm testimony in the Gospel and found comfort in the knowledge that she has an eternal family and will be with them again.