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Dorothy P. Smith

Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 89)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100374071 · View Source
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Dorothy P. Smith Battle Creek Dorothy P. Smith, age 89, of Battle Creek, MI, passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 in her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born February 4, 1923 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of Bernard Gains and Nora Bell (Dolph) Jones. On July 8, 1961 in Parchment, MI she married Harry E. Smith who preceded her in death on August 6, 2012. She worked for the Brown Paper Company and retired in June 1961 after 18 years. Surviving are two sisters, Donna Buckholz of Granger, IN and Doris (Milan R.) Holt of Comstock, MI; one brother, Duane (Hazel) Jones of Vinegrove, KY and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother-in-law Charles Buckholz. The family will receive friends from 11 to 12 Noon on Saturday, November 10, 2012 in the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, Marcellus, MI. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday, November 10, 2012 following the visitation in the funeral home with Pastor John Messner of the Marcellus United Methodist Church officiating. Memorials may be directed to Great Lakes Hospice.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on November 8, 2012


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