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“So very sad to know that Dorothy is gone. While growing up, I visited Dorothy and Russell's home often and greatly enjoyed the warm and friendly...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robert and Nancy Slade - Portage, MI

“When Curt and I moved into the neighborhood 16 years ago we had no idea that we would have such wonderful friends in Russ and Dorothy. Curt helped...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Lester - Wyoming, MI

“We are all deeply saddened by the news of Aunt Dorothy's passing. She was indeed a shining light with a contagious smile and a sometimes ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Davison - Ormond Beach, FL

“We are all deeply saddened by the news of Aunt Dorothy's passing. She was indeed a shining light with a contagious smile and a sometimes ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Davison - Ormond Beach, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers to your family. Just watched the touching tribute video and it was most moving. She was blessed to have a wonderful extended...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Marcia and Doug Murphy - FL

“After talking with Linda Newkirk Blanchard this morning, I will be posting some photos I have from our South Dakota trip. I read my sister's post...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Tague - Aurora, IL

“There are too many memories I have with Dorothy. She was so full of life, love, and laughter. She treated me as her own child and ciunseled me when...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: CHERYL TAGUE - Aurora, IL

“Our family will always cherish having Dorothy Mae Newkirk as our family friend, and really as close as you can get to one of our own family. Our...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Julianne Hudgins - Jenison, MI


NEWKIRK – Dorothy Mae Newkirk, aged 87, of Wyoming, MI, went to be in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her children, Vickie Harris, Linda Blanchard, and Robert Newkirk; her grandchildren, Shannon Harris Schut, Sean Harris, T.J. Blanchard, Mandy Newkirk and Kyle Koetje and 8 great grandchildren; son-in-law, Jim Harris.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Grace Lutheran Church, 150 – 50th St. SW, Wyoming. The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave, Wyoming and one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or Lutheran for Life. To share a photo, memory, or to sign the family's online guest book, please visit www.stegengafuneralchapel.com