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Dorothy A. Fleming

Dorothy A. Fleming, of Dexter, Michigan, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the Saline Evangelical Home. She was born on September 24, 1916 in Dexter Twp., the daughter of Harry and Elsie (Schultz) Walsh. On February 10, 1940 she married Clyde D. Fleming and he preceded her in death on May 1, 1959. Dorothy had lived in the area her entire life and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dexter. She was a 1935 graduate of Dexter High School and she loved bowling and traveling. Surviving are her daughters, Betty K. Mull of Ann Arbor and Mary Jo (Thomas) Barlow of Kalkaska; her grandchildren: Tom Mull of Ann Arbor, Mark Mull of Stockbridge, and granddaughter-in-law Darcy Barlow, and great-grandchildren: Rebecca, Zachary, and Gavin Barlow; and several nieces, nephews, friends, and caregivers. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Scott Barlow, and her siblings: Lenore Baker, Virginia Lawrence, Mary Stephens, and Louis Walsh. The Mass of Christian Burial will be prayed at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 14, 2013, at the St. Joseph Village Church, 3430 Dover St., Dexter, with Fr. Brendan J. Walsh presiding. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Dexter. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, and on Monday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the start of mass. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Humane Society of Huron Valley, the Arbor Hospice Foundation, or Saline Evangelical Home.

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0 #11 Judy Dawson 2013-10-30 21:13
Betty Kay
I'm sorry I thought I had sent this message before. It evidently didn't go through.
I am sorry for your loss. She was such a lovely lady and so much fun to talk too. Please take care. Sincerely Judy :sigh:
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0 #10 Harlan & Nancy 2013-10-15 01:28
So sorry for your loss. She had a great life. Sorry we couldn't be there for the service today. The Vans
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0 #9 Faith Wagner 2013-10-14 17:13
I am sad to hear of Aunt Dorothy's passing. Wish I could have been able to make it up there for the services. She was always fun to talk to and I will never forget her. Thoughts and prayers for Betty Kay and Mary Jo during this difficult time. I know she is resting peacefully in heaven with Jesus now, and we will have a heck of a guardian angle looking after us!
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0 #8 Lynn Swan 2013-10-14 02:06
Betty, our prayers for you and your family are sent with the deep belief that Christ has conquered death for us all. Your mother was so kind and loving, traits that she taught you to carry forward so well, blessing the world. Our deepest condolences.
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0 #7 Polly Minick 2013-10-13 00:35
Betty Kay and Mary Jo
I am so sorry for your loss I have only the very best memories of our youth in Dexter and wonderful memories of your Mom. I would love to be with you, but will make the time later. I am so glad I had a chance to speak with her at our class reunions.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Polly and Tom Minick
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0 #6 Kandie Waggoner 2013-10-12 17:38
BK and family, I am sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of your mom. She was a mom to all of us. I loved her laugh she was always fun and had great tales to tell. My prayers go out to all of you. Peace Kandie
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0 #5 Mary Lickly Hill 2013-10-11 18:10
Betty Kay and Mary Jo,
You have my sympathy in the loss of your
mother. I wish that I could come to her
funeral. I remember Dorothy coming to my
mother's funeral in the bitter cold of January 1991. I also remember having so much fun playing at your house as a kid.
I'll pray for her and the rest of your family.
Love,
Mary
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0 #4 terry stacey 2013-10-11 02:07
She was a great gal,we all liked her so much. All our love guys and prayers.
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0 #3 Terence Davies 2013-10-10 22:18
Betty,

Margaret and I have always cherished the memories of times shared with you. Our love and thoughts are with you in your grief.

Terry and Margaret Davies
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0 #2 Jim Peggs 2013-10-10 17:05
BKM, I've been thinking of you lots lately. Your mom received lots of loyal love ( as well as gave lots) so I hope she and now you can rest peacefully. I'll see you Monday
JP
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