Dorothy Mae Hake was the daughter of George H. Hake and Margarett Doutt Hake. Her maternal grandparents were Joseph T. and Mary Upperman Doutt. Dorothy's paternal grandparents were David Miller Hake and Elizabeth Bond Hake.
Her husband was Ray Daniel Bales. Ray was born on 6 March 1915 and died on 11 November 2006.
The children of Ray Bales and Dorothy Mae Hake were: 1. James Bales 2. Dorothy Jane Bales (Sawyer) 3. Charlotte Debra Bales (Jim Wyle) 4. Margaret Ann " Bales (Edward Hela) 5. Ray Daniel Bales Jr. 6. Robert Gary Bales 7. William Bales (Carol Jean Gierlach)