Dorothy M. Veldt

Dorothy M. Veldt

Dorothy passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Life Care Center of Plainwell.

She was born October 30, 1939 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Donald and Margaret (Billings) Hamilton. Dorothy was a skilled seamstress and took great pride in her work. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, reading, watching hummingbirds and spending time with her grandchildren. On July 19, 1954 in Otsego she married Robert Veldt who survives.

Also surviving are her children, Jerald (Diane) Veldt of Plainwell, James (Crystal) Veldt of FL and Joni (Bill) Fixel of Okemos; 4 grandchildren, Rob, Melissa, Rachelle and Becky; 3 great-grandchildren, Isaac, Lyla and Kael; her sister, Carol Ayers of Battle Creek and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents and siblings, Jack and Mary Lou.

Friends may visit with Dorothy’s family from 6-8 PM on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a funeral service will take place Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Paul Laborde officiating.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.

Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to the American Heart Association.

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  1. Carolyn Jordan says:

    Many prayers of Peace & Comfort to you all today, tomorrow & always.

  2. Jerry and Judy Shumaker says:

    Our thoughts and sympathy are with you. We are so sorry for your loss, Bob. Please take care.

  3. VanDenBerg Families says:

    Bob and family, We are so sorry to hear of Dorothy’s passing… Our prayers are with you.

  4. John and Oisten says:

    So sorry to hear about your loss may God bless you and your family are prayers are with you your friends John and Pam oisten

  5. Diane Boysen says:

    Diane and Jerry, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother in law and Mother. Your families are in our thoughts and prayers.

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