April 7, 1928 - May 19, 2018
Dorothy J. McDaniels lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away May 19, 2018. Dorothy was born April 7, 1928 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Orla S. and Jane (Shady) Baker. She was a beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma, sister and friend whose generosity and compassion will be missed by the many lives she touched. Dorothy graduated from Grand Ledge High School Class of 1946 and went on to work for GTE, retiring as a Supervisor in 1982. Dorothy was actively involved at the GL First Congregational Church and enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino and baking Christmas cookies for her family every year. Dorothy also looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren and had a special relationship with her granddaughters. The family has many fond memories of spending time together at Derby Lake where Dorothy worked very hard to make their time at the lake very special. She is survived by 4 children: Nan Roth, Diane McDaniels, Tom and Doug (Deb); 8 grandchildren: Jennifer, Ben, Jamie, Matt, Scott, Missy, Mandy and Steve; 16 great grandchildren: Alayna and Keira; Julian, Mason, Evan, Stella and Henry; Makenzie, Logan and Lukas; Jacob and Zachary; Lilly, Cole, Braeden and Sydney with 1 great grandchild on the way; 3 sisters: Lorraine Teman, Janet Hawes and Linda Galvin along with sister-in-law, Beverly Baker. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry in 2010 and siblings; Marilyn McAllister, Beverly Greiner and Roger Baker. A funeral service will be held Wednesday May 23, 2018, 11a.m. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:30-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family would also like to thank the staff of Eaton County Health & Rehabilitation Services for the wonderful care and support they provided for Dorothy, with a special thank you to Danielle. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Michael Catholic Church, 345 Edwards Street, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837.
Dorothy J. McDaniels lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away May 19, 2018. Dorothy was born April 7, 1928 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Orla S. and Jane (Shady) Baker. She was a beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma, sister and friend whose... View Obituary & Service Information
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