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  • Visitation:  6-8 p.m.  Friday at the funeral home

Mrs. Dorothy Dow, age 77, of Greenville, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 14, 2007 at Spectrum Health United Memorial-United Campus, Greenville. The daughter of Ledo & Grace (Bliss) Ostrander, she was born on June 11, 1929 in Lakeview. On March 5, 1953, in Grand Rapids, she married Delbert Richard Dow. A devoted wife and mother, she also enjoyed needlepoint and embroidery work.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Delbert R. Dow Sr. on Oct. 16, 1994. Surviving are two sons, Delbert Dow Jr., and Robert Dow; a grandson, Charles Dow; two sisters, Betty Lathrup and Charlotte Rarick, all of Greenville; three brothers, James & Joanne Ostrander of Sidney, Richard & Sherry Ostrander of Greenville, and Roger & Sandy Ostrander of Sheridan; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening (March 16, 2007) at the Brown-Teman & Christiansen Funeral Home, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville. Honoring Dorothys wishes, no formal services are planned and cremation will take place at Myrtle Park Crematorium, Rockford, following the visitation. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Dorothys online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please click the “Sign Guest Book” link above.


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