Dorothy Elaine Phelps 1927-2012
Services were held in Traverse City for Dorothy Elaine Phelps of Cedar who died Aug. 23 at Munson Medical Center.
She was 84.
Dorothy was born Oct. 31, 1927 in Highland Park to George and Lola (Mc- Cormick) Timerson. She graduated from Redford High School and went on to study interior design at Wayne State University.
On June 28, 1947, she married Theodore Lee Phelps in Redford.
Dorothy worked for more than 20 years as the secretary to the mayors of Garden City. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, reading, boating, music and cooking.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Theodore; daughters, Diane Elaine (Timothy) Anest of Redford, Bonnie Lee Davio of Dunedin, Fla., Barbara Lynn (Ronald) White of Lake Ann and Hally Susan (Barry) Ryan of Howell; and two grandsons.
Memorial contributions in Dorothy’s name may be directed to the Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Rd., Traverse City, Mich. 49686.