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Mary Elberta Dunklow, 82, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at French Manor with her loving family at her side.
Mary was born on Sept. 30, 1934 in Traverse City, to the late Edwin and Elizabeth (Petticrew) Bopry. She married the late Henry F. Dunklow Jr. on Sept. 3, 1955. Together they lovingly raised three children.
Mary was proud to be able to both grow up and raise her family on the Old Mission Peninsula. She worked for over 40 dedicated years at Michigan Bell now known as AT&T. Henry and Mary were members of Trinity Lutheran Church for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and knitting. Above all she loved her family and all of her dogs named Scooter.
Surviving Mary are her children, Kathleen (Scott) Dohm-Beiser, Douglas (Tamara) Dunklow, Kristin Dunklow; grandchildren, Kevin (Jennifer) Dohm, Kelli (Nick) Stanek; great-grandchildren, Madison and Henry Dohm; her sister, Corinne McGrogan, of North Carolina; her beloved dog, Scooter; and many other loving family members and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry; brother, Robert Bopry; and son-in-law, Robert Dohm Jr.
A memorial service will be held for Mary at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home with a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert Zagore will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Cherryland Humane Society.
Kindly share thoughts and memories with Mary's family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Published on March 5, 2017
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