Dorothy Mae Ankelen, age 97 of Grand Haven, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020. She was born on August 6, 1922 in Grand Haven to the late William and Lavina (Buys) Mastenbrook. Dorothy married William “Bill” Ankelen, who preceded her in death in 1988.
Dorothy was a dedicated wife and mother who spent much of her time caring for the needs of her family. She had many close friends with whom she enjoyed all forms of crafting; her creativity showed in the work she accomplished over the years.
Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Cynthia Ankelen; sons, Bret and Terry (Patricia) Ankelen; granddaughter, Mary Flagler; and great-grandsons, Riley and Max Flagler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; two sisters; and a brother.
Private Family Services were held.
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