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Dorothy June (Wesche) Houghton of Cedar Springs, Michigan, age 91, entered into eternal life on January 7, 2021, at SKLD Nursing Facility in Zeeland, MI. Dorothy married Milo (Mike) Houghton on October 22, 1949, he preceded her in death in 2016 after 67 years of marriage. She was a talented seamstress, crocheter and painter. She was an inspiration to all who knew her. Dorothy’s forever legacy will remain her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be sorely missed by all. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, August and Mary (Schug) Wesche; son-in-law, Michael Johnson; siblings, August (Bud) and Arlene Wesche, Phil Wesche, Ed and Bev Wesche, Jackie and Joseph Chorman and Bob Hunter, Jerry Wesche, and several in-laws. Dorothy is survived by her siblings, Rosemary Hunter, Beverly Wesche and Richard and Verna Wesche and Gloria Wesche; four children, Christine (Bob) Barnes of Kentwood, Susan Johnson of Grand Rapids, Michael Houghton of Arizona and Sharon (Mike) Lopez of Holland; grandchildren, Ryan (Heather) Ward, Angel (Javier) Guerrero, Mary (Brandon Gohsman) Hyzer and Kelsie Houghton; four great-grandchildren, Kailie, Grayson, Norah and Josie; in-laws, Lois Houghton, Lloyd (Mazel), Pat Houghton, and Jackie Houghton; and many nieces and nephews also survive. The family would like to thank the special staff at SKLD Zeeland and Hospice of Holland for the love and care Dorothy received. A private family service will be celebrated at Pederson Funeral Home prior to a committal service at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Elmwood Cemetery, 13603 Northland Dr NE, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. Pastor Bruce Wilson will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy may make a memorial contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter, 25200 Telegraph Rd #100, Southfield, MI 48033. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford

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