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Lisa Esparza, 1978-2019
Lisa Esparza
Lisa Esparza, 1978-2019

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, Lisa Marie Esparza, loving mother of four, passed away at the age of 41. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at her childhood home located in Soldiers Grove surrounded by loving family after suffering years of health problems.

She was born on November 12, 1978 to Wanda Margaret McFaggen and Kevin Ray Budler in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in Soldiers Grove in the home of Vincent (Larry) and Edna Groom. She attended school in Wauzeka and graduated from North Crawford High School in 1997.

Lisa is survived by her two daughters, Jessica Burke (22) and Elena Esparza (19); two sons, Kevin Burke (20) and Marco Esparza (17); parents, Edna and Vincent ‘Larry’ Groom, Wanda McFaggen and Kevin Budler; siblings, Eddie Ronzani, Bemosaakwe, Giovanni Ronzani, Jill Quandahl, Joseph Groom, Dustin Roberts; and many more relatives.

Lisa was preceded in death by her grandparents Jean and Ed Budler.

A service in memory of Lisa will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at noon at the Vosseteig Funeral Home located at 325 Sunset Ridge Avenue, Gays Mills, Wisconsin 54631. A visitation will begin two-hours prior to the service starting at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials are preferred.

On-line condolences may be offered at

The Vosseteig Funeral Home, 325 Sunset Ridge Avenue in Gays Mills is serving the family. (608) 735-2100.