BLACKMER, DOROTHY GLADYS, age 86 of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, December 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; and son, Stewart. She is survived by her daughter, Deb (Curt) Becker; daughter-in-law, Pam Blackmer; grandchildren, James Becker, Katelyn Blackmer, Hayden Blackmer, Mike (Diana) Becker, Jessica (Scott) Meyers. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Hospice, 2161 Leonard St. N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49504 or Clark Retirement Community, 1551 Franklin St. S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49506.