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Margaret 'Alice' Deschaine

Margaret 'Alice' Deschaine, 86, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Bay Bluffs in Harbor Springs. She was the wife of the late Glenmore Deschaine who preceded her in death in 1991. Born July 19, 1929 in Lansing, Michigan daughter of John Pollitt and Mary (Miller) Pollitt. Alice played baseball for the All American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1947-1954, playing 3rd base and Shortstop for the Rockford Peaches. The league was inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in Cooperstown in 1988 with a special exhibit to 'Women in Baseball'.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents (John and Mary); husband (Glen); brothers (Jack and Stan); and sister (Maxine Miller).Surviving are her son Rick (Paula) Deschaine and daughter Dawn (Patrick) Keiser both living in Pellston, formerly of Lansing; two grandchildren, James (Heather) Keiser and Michael Keiser; three great grandchildren (Brady, Callie and Evyn Keiser); several nieces and nephews.

Interment will be in Deepdale Memorial Park at a later date.
Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 17, 2016
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