Josaeph A. Liss

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died June 14th, 2014

Joseph A. “Joe” “Yo-yo” Liss, 52, 1018 2nd Ave S., #3, Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was born on July 14, 1961 in Escanaba, the son of Robert Liss and Marilyn (McInnis) Smith. Joe was raised in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High School in 1979.

Joe worked for a variety of businesses as an auto body mechanic including Frankie’s Auto Body, Jerry’s Auto Body, amongst others and also owned and operated J & K Auto Body.

He loved to build model cars and planes, riding his motorcycle, painting and writing poetry. He also loved spending time with his family, especially all of his children.

Among survivors include his children, Joshua (Serena) Liss of Portland, OR, Jenna (Jason) Moua of Green Bay, WI, Kristin Naylor of Madison, WI, Joey Lantagne and Jared Lantagne of Escanaba; grandson, Treo Moua of Green Bay; his parents, Robert (Birdie) Liss of Escanaba and Marilyn (Ron) Smith of Escanaba; and two brothers, James (Julie) Liss of Bark River and Jon (Amy) Liss of Escanaba.

Joe was preceded in death by his grandparents; and brother, Jerome “Jerry” Liss.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 3:30 from 4:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 4:30 p.m. with Major Leonard White officiating. A meal will follow in the funeral home dining area.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Liss family with arrangements.

2 Tributes to “Josaeph A. Liss”

  1. To a wonderful man that I got to know well in the passing years.You gave me a lot of good memories.Look over me. All my LOVE, Rita

  2. I always thought of Joe as one of my great old friends from back in the day, and reminisce every now and then of something crazy he did. He was a great companion and a wonderful talent. I was saddened by his passing. My condolences to his family. RIP Yoyo.

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