Mae Lorene Clouse

Mae Lorene Clouse, a loving mother, grandmother and friend, who was always laughing and smiling, died Saturday, August 15, 2020. Lorene, 61, of Lansing, was born March 14, 1959, in Lansing the daughter of Ray and Maudie (Fulcher) Dunn. Many will remember Lorene loved her Coca-Cola, Lays potato chips, dancing and watching Jerry Springer on TV. Most importantly Lorene loved spending time with her family. Being a mother and grandmother was her biggest enjoyment in life. Her family is at peace knowing that she spent the final years of her life in a loving home with the care of her significant other, Dave Lauer.
Lorene is survived by her son, Dustin (Amanda Jones) Clouse; favorite granddaughter, Avry; best grandson, Skyler; significant other, Dave Lauer; siblings, Ray Dunn and Danielle (Rob) Gillentine; and step-father, Ron Crook. She was predeceased by her daughter, Ileta Zank; and her parents.
Friends are encouraged to support Lorene’s family. A graveside service was held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Glendale Cemetery in Okemos with Pastor John Bailey officiating. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Lorene on her Tribute Page at
The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.