Dorothy Digby

Dorothy Digby

Digby,Dorothy360Dorothy L. Digby of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in Allegan. Mrs. Digby was born June 30, 1940, in Chicago to Larus and Ethel (Rumpf) Gislason.

She was employed with Angle Steel, then the AFC Home in Plainwell and then as a driver for the Allegan County Mental Health van. Her favorite leisure activity was horseback riding. She also enjoyed playing pool and yard sales. Most of all Dorothy loved being with her family.

On August 14, 1982, in Otsego she married Kenelm Digby, who survives. Also surviving are two sons and a daughter, Jim (Carol) Virnala of Delton, Dean (Trina) Madonia of Nashville, TN and Lori (John) Hostetler of Greenville, MI; seven grandchildren; three step-children, Mark Digby, Terri (Rick) Brumm and Chellie Digby, all of Otsego; 14 step-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Durkee of Minneapolis, MN; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two step-daughters, Penny Digby and Deb Cornell, and a sister, Judy Temp.

Friends may visit with her family from 10-11am Monday, September 16, 2013, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held at 11am. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.

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  1. Patti (Khodl) Hewitt says:

    So sorry to learn of Dorothy’s passing. My condolences to her family.

  2. VanDenBerg Families says:

    Ken and family sorry to hear of Dorothy’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  3. Judith Barden-Nash says:

    So Sadden to learn that Dorothy has passed away I will miss her very much. Didn’t get out to see her as much as I should have but she was on my mind. Rest with the Lord Dorothy

  4. Alison harris says:

    we miss you a lot too .you are in the heaven with jesus and with your family and you are a great person and the van drive .thanks you for helping out with special people Ray & Alison

  5. Bob and Sally Brown says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss She was a special person and had a special love for others. May she rest High Upon That Mountain
    Bob and Sally Brown

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