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Dorothy Ann Holwerda


Dorothy Ann Holwerda, age 84 of Lowell, passed away Thursday, April 29th, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband John Holwerda. Dorothy is survived by her children, Cathleen (Dale) Cooley-Wedow, Judith L. (Steven D.D.S.) Hall, Cynthia S. Begerow, John (Nancy) Holwerda, Margaret (Michael D.V.M) Lampen; grandchildren, Cara Goss, Travis Wedow, Charles S. (Lindsay) Hall, Chelsey L. Hall, Andrew J. Hall, Alison M. (Justin) Corwin, Dale J. (Nikki) Begerow, James D. (Judd Mowbray) Begerow, Travis J. (Katie Brady) Holwerda, Taylor H. (fiancé Nicholas Miller) Holwerda; great-grandchildren, Xochitl Begerow, Jax J. Begerow, Ryleigh R. Begerow, Clare Hall, Levi Corwin, Sebastian Holwerda, Osborne Holwerda, Boone Holwerda, Logan Lampen, Raelynn Mcdowell, Lucas Mcdowell, Audra Goss, River Goss and Jaydee. Dorothy was a graduate of Godwin Heights High School, and homemaker to her loving family. She enjoyed painting, crocheting, and most of all being with family. Visitation will be 6-8 pm Monday, May 3, 2021 at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Masks and social distancing will be required. A private family graveside will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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6 Responses

  1. I’ll always remember watching the Cherry Royale parade together and her legacy of a loving family

  2. BEST MOM EVER❤️privilege & honor to be of service to you! Your spirit, style & creativity was sensational ‍ Dottie is like no other… a true blessing
    Outstanding America Treasure
    Crazy GRAND Slam!
    I love her sooooo much❤️Cools & Digger

  3. So sorry to hear this. I missed her when she left Causeway. She was always so friendly and fun to talk to.

  4. Always cookies and vodka gimlets served when you visited Dorothy. A great neighbor for over 50 years!

  5. Always lived Dottie and will temper her forever. Red nails, Murray Lake, Cherryfest…

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