Sylvain, Wendy Frances (Willis); age 49; of Lake Orion; passed December 8, 2014; after a three year battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Beloved wife of Brian; loving mother of Rebecca, Justin, and Emma; dear daughter of Joyce and the late Raymond Willis; daughter-in-law of Gerald and Marilyn Sylvain; sister of Nicole (Ronald) Miller; sister-in-law of Jerry, David (Terri) Sylvain, and Leslie Suciu; aunt of Dylan, Tenielle, Ryan, Sean, Hannah, and Alex; also survived by her “second mother” and her namesake, Frances Smith; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Wendy was a 1983 graduate of Marian High School. She worked many years as a Cosmetologist at Hairy Situations in Oxford, volunteered countless hours at Lake Orion Schools and Lake Orion United Methodist Church, which she was passionate about. She was dedicated to her family, friends, and faith. Wendy was the “Wonderful Warrior” and will live on for all who knew her. Wendy’s PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) kept her strong and fighting throughout her last years alive. This is something she wants to live on in all of us. Funeral Service Monday, December 15, 2014, 11 a.m. with an In State of 10:30 a.m. at Lake Orion United Methodist Church, 140 E. Flint Street, Lake Orion. The family will receive friends Saturday 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 7 p.m. at Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. Suggested memorials to ALS of Michigan. Online condolences www.modetzfuneralhomes.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 11, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 5 "Our hearts are heavy and our prayers go out to Brian,..."- Kathy and Dave Dimoff"Brian and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I met Wendy..."- Lori Wichlacz"Wendy, my friend, we shared many good times together. Those..."- Hank & Dawn Stuber"I was privileged to meet this wonderful lady a year or so ago..."- Kristel erkal"We dared to buy Wendy and Brian's house in 2008. We never..."- Kathleen Wills Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Wendy Sylvain Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Wendy Sylvain Add a photo +