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Dorothy Anne (Tookalo) Dyer

November 5, 1929 — February 16, 2023

Charlevoix

Dorothy Anne (Tookalo) Dyer

Dorothy Anne Tookalo Dyer, age 93, of Charlevoix passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023.

She was born November 5, 1929 the daughter of Leo and Rose (McSauby) Tookalo, in Charlevoix.

In April of 1952 she married Cornelius Dyer in Detroit, and they were married 47 years until his death in 1999.

She was a member of St. Mary church; St. Mary altar society and a citizen of Little Traverse Band of Odawa Indians. Her greatest joy was her family and she loved playing cards.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Patricia (James) Deckrow, Connie (Donald) DiDomenico, Sandra (John) Witherspoon, and son-in-law Lou Oudin; 8 grandchildren, along with many great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cornelius; daughter Carole Oudin, sisters, Katherine (Floyd), Genia, Lillian Peters (Calvin), and Martina Starr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 24th, at 12 Noon, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Ray Cotter officiating.   Visitation will be Thursday, February 23rd from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Charlevoix Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Spring interment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Charlevoix.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Charlevoix Chapel of Mortenen Funeral Homes.  Please sign her online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 23, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mortensen Funeral Homes Charlevoix Location

209 State Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720

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Mass

Friday, February 24, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church (Charlevoix)

1003 Bridge Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720

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