Eudora L. Dortch

Eudora L. Dortch

Eudora passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Life Care Center in Plainwell.

She was born August 29, 1925 in Dunkirk, Ohio the daughter of Desmer and Cora (Gilliam) Conrad. For 17 years she had worked at Parker Hannifin. In her spare time she enjoyed going to flea markets, reading, sewing, dancing and working in her yard. Eudora was a member of the Eagles.

Surviving are her children, Charles Smith, Shari Smith-Dortch, Elva Smith- Chambless, Harriett Smith-Drobny, Richard Smith, Sondra Smith-Richards, Jeannie Roebuck and Carl Dortch; 30 grandchildren; many great and great-great-grandchildren and niece, Judy Vanderslik.

She was preceded in death by her parents, children, Sherriann Dortch, Sara Zupanic, James Baker and Russell Smith and her sister, Lenora.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego with Pastor Ray Brown officiating.

Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Eudora may be made to The ARC for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  1. Dawn Price says:

    So sorry for the loss of this awesome woman. My thoughts are with you all.

    Dawn Price

  2. Shelly Barnes says:

    My deepest condolences to the whole family!

  3. Judy DeHollander-Schkurko says:

    I am deeply sorry for you loss. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this Difficult time.

  4. Sue Hughes Hopper says:

    I want to send my Prayers to the entire family. I’m deeply sorry for your loss.

  5. Coral Hughes Dunlap says:

    I want to share my Prayers with the whole family. Eudora was a Great Lady. So full of life. My Blessings are with you all in your time of Loss.

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