|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1935|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 2010|
Dorothea, 75, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away unexpectedly Monday. She was a graduate of Eastern High School. She retired as an executive secretary after 33 years of service with the State of Michigan Department of Social Services. She enjoyed bowling, watching golf, and visiting casinos. Her greatest joy was summers at the cottage on Crystal Lake with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Sr. and Marvel Phelps; and her sister, Mary Lou West.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Arthurlee Williams; her children Sue E. (Michael) Barger, Douglas A. (Linda) Williams, and Sandra K. (Steven) Franks; 9 grandchildren, Beth (Mike) Rodgers, Erin (Phil) Barger, Eric Franks, Kristin Barger, Greg Williams, Jared Barger, Sarah (Devin) Nicholas, Ryan Franks, and Emilee Williams; 7 great-grandchildren and one on the way; 2 brothers, Paul Phelps, Jr. and Larry Phelps.
A Rosary Service was held at the Tiffany Funeral Home, Lansing. Funeral Liturgy was Friday, December 31, at St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lansing with Fr. Pieter vanRooyen presiding. Contributions may be made to St. Gerard Catholic Church in memory of Dorothea.
"We will hold you in our hearts, until we meet again"
Arthurlee Williams (1931 - ____)*
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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