Lisa Mikkelsen

Lisa Lee Mikkelsen (Sisler), 53, of Rowlesburg,  passed away peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Cortland Acres Nursing home, with family by her side after fighting breast cancer for 8 years.

Lisa was born July 26, 1965, in Spokane, Washington,  where she was adopted by her loving parents, Dennis and Vina Mikkelsen.

Lisa is survived by her two children, Mitchell D. Sisler, of Tunnelton,  and Ashley R. Smith (Daniel), of Davis. She is also survived by one grandson, Reid; two brothers, Roxy Mikkelsen (Jan), and Chris Mikkelsen (Krissy), both of Spokane, Washington; as well as one sister, Paula Buckley (Greg), of Spokane, Washington.

She is Prceded in death by her significant other of 13 years, David M. Shay, and father,  Dennis Mikkelsen.

Lisa attended Medical Lake High School, in Medical Lake Washington, and was a graduate of Class of 1985. Lisa’s passions included reading and anything to do with plants and flowers. Lisa loved her dogs Lilly, Bubba and Missy.

Lisa donated her body to science for people to learn from her disease.

A casual celebration of life will held at Rowlesburg Ambulance Building at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19.

In lieu of flowers donations to be made to Cortland Acres Nursing Home in Memory of Lisa Lee Mikkelsen, 39 Cortland Acres Lane, Thomas, WV 26292.

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