Lorena C. Dunfield

Lorena C. Dunfield

Lorena passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center.

She was born October 20, 1928 in Kalamazoo to Fred and Almetta (Musselman) Grinnell. Lorena had worked at Kal-Equip in Otsego and for many years at Allegan General Hospital and had also worked for the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time she enjoyed playing dominos, bingo, euchre and she enjoyed reading. Lorena was a skilled bowler and a member of the Red Hat Society. On September 12, 1964 she married Allen Dunfield who passed away in 2005.

Surviving are her children, Charla Kingsbury of Kalamazoo and Shane (Sandy) Allen of Alamo; 7 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Grinnell; sisters, Carrie Babbitt and Rosemary Grinnell all of Allegan along with her cat, Sweet Pea.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Doran Allen and brother, Clare Grinnell.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Burial of ashes will take place at Blackman Cemetery, Trowbridge Township in the spring.

Contributions in memory of Lorena may be made to the Humane Society.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Terri and Howard Gott says:

    Shane and Sandy and family, please accept our sincere sympathy for the loss of your Mother. It is never easy. God Bless each of you.

  2. Dan and Sherlene Belden says:

    Charla and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know that you are in our thought and prayers during this most difficult time. Love, Dan and Sherlene

  3. Sandy and Dan Fleming says:

    Shane, Sandy, Tonya, Chad and Todd and families. Dan and I want to express our deepest and most sincere sympathy for the passing of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We know how difficult this may be for you all and we want you to know that we are thinking and saying a prayer all of you. Sandy and Dan

  4. Susie Woodhams says:

    Sorry to hear of Lorena’s passing. I worked with her at the hospital. We shared many a good time.

  5. Larry and Barb Weaver says:

    Charla and Shane and families. Your mom and Al gave us many wonderful Michigan and Arizona memories in the past years. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  6. Joanne Chapman says:

    Dear Charla,
    So sorry to hear of your dear mother’s passing. I hadn’t seen her in awhile but always enjoyed her company. I have so many memories of the days when we sang together over at the club house as the Royal Singers. She was a fun person and I’m sure will be greatly missed.
    Thinking of you, Joanne

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