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  • Visitation:  6-8 p.m.  Friday
  • Funeral:  11 a.m.  Saturday

Mrs. Dorothy A. Heald, of Greenville, passed away on the afternoon of her 90th birthday, Thursday, July 30, 2009. The daughter of Ivan George & Hilda Sophia (Johnson) Dann, she was born on July 30, 1919 near Ensley Center.

Following high school, Dorothy attended Spring Arbor College and then worked at the Wolverine World Wide glove factory. In 1952, at Belding, she married Harvey N. Heald. Together, they raised three children and enjoyed 51 years of marriage until Harvey passed away on Jan. 11, 2004.

She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Ann Heald; her parents; three sisters, Esther M. Rhoads, Ruth Brandow, and Hazel Dann; and a brother, John Dann.

Surviving are two sons, Nelson & JoAnn Heald of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Chuck Heald of Greenville; a daughter, Jan & Eddie Allen of Adrian; eleven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Dann of Greenville, and Charles & Alga Dann of Mancelona; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services are at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009 at the Brown-Teman & Christiansen Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where the family will receive relatives and friends Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Burial will take place privately at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. 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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  1. Anonymous on July 30, 2009 at 12:00 am


    08/11/2009 –

    Chuck Heald

    I Want To Thank The Staff At Christiansens For A Fine Job With My Mom…and A Thank You To All That Attended The Funeral..Thank You For Your Thoughts And Prayers.. Here Is A Link To A Memorial Page I Created For My Mom And Dad.. i Stil Have Some Things To Add To The Page Soon..Your Welcome To View It Anytime… Chuck Heald

    07/31/2009 –

    Jerry & Darlene Getts

    Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the Family, Dorothy was a treasured soul willingly sharing Bible scripture with family & friends and checking to make sure we knew Jesus.

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