Obituary of Dorothy Lou Craft
Dorothy L. Craft, died peacefully in the late afternoon hours of April 5, 2021, at Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans, VT.
Dorothy was born in Dundee, MI on November 17, 1925. She was the daughter of Harold and Belle (Wright) Waterstradt. She was married to Lovell Craft on April 3, 1948. They lived in Allen Park, MI, Poughkeepsie, NY, and Williston, Bennington and St. Albans, VT. Dorothy and Lovell developed lifelong friendships wherever they lived or traveled.
Lovell passed shortly after Dorothy, on May 9, 2021. She leaves behind a daughter Debbie (Chuck) Farrington and grandchildren: Meghan (St. Albans) and Charlie (Eugene, OR).
Dorothy loved her family, animals, and babies. She had an eye for the color purple and anything sparkly. She was a loyal and thoughtful relative and friend.
Dorothy’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staffs at the Franklin County Rehab Center, Franklin County Home Health Agency and St. Albans Health and Rehab Center for their loving care during the last few years of her life.
In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, friends may gather for a graveside service at 11:00am on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundee, Michigan 48131. Pastor Brad Luck of Dundee United Methodist Church will be officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Merkle Funeral Service, Dundee; 297 Tecumseh Street, Dundee, Michigan 48131 (734) 529-3156.
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