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 Blanche Irene “Irene” <I>Simon</I> Dohm

Blanche Irene “Irene” Simon Dohm

Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Death 20 Jun 2014 (aged 94)
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 131655833 · View Source
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Blanche, (Howell) of Lansing, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 20, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Blanche Simmon,

Irene was former President of Tamarack Senior Center; was an avid bowler and golfer; served for 17 years on the board of the Lansing Women's Bowling Association and enjoyed attending her grandchildrens' sporting events and family gatherings.

Survivors include her sons, Gary (Terry) Howell and Carl (Susan) Howell; her daughter-in-law, Sandra Hellmann; her 9 grandchildren, Lori (Norm) DeClercq, Lisa (Mark) Green, Lee Howell, Lana Howell, Christi Pentecost, Cindy (Steve) Manko, Tod (Michele) Howell, Tom (Erica) Howell, and Tim Howell; 15 great grandchildren; her brother Thomas (Mary) Simmon; her special friend and caregiver, Terrie Wilder, along with many nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

Irene was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Howell; second husband, Phil Dohm; son, Thomas Howell; sisters, Marion (Bill) Flynn and Jane (Don) Melton; brother, Sonny (Jane) Simmon and Jesse (Rose) Davenport, who was like a brother to her.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel with Pastor Michele Childs of Holt United Methodist Church officiating.

Those who wish, may make memorial contributions in Irene's memory to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

Estes Leadley Funeral Home




  • Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131655833
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Blanche Irene “Irene” Simon Dohm (1 Oct 1919–20 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131655833, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Theron & Helen Smith (contributor 46935364) .