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Alice Dobberteen
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Obituary for Alice Dobberteen

Alice O. Dobberteen, 94, of Sturgis MI, passed away in her sleep early Thursday morning, November 30, 2017.
Alice Patricia Olds Loomis Dobberteen was born August 19, 1923 in LaGrange IN, to George S. and Ethel L. (Wyatt Hissong) Olds. Alice was married briefly to Dick Loomis prior to his early death.
In 1954, Alice married Joseph F. Dobberteen of Sturgis and they became the most wonderful parents and family with their daughters Leslie and Lauren. Alice was very creative in knitting and sewing, enjoyed bridge, golf and spending time at Klinger Lake. She had a true sense of fun and adventure with her demolition derby wins and love of her jet ski. Alice had a love of travel that she shared with Joe, their girls, and great friends and family.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband Joe, daughter Leslie Newcomb, brother Bill and his wife Janice (Schermerhorn) Olds.
She is survived by her loving daughter Lauren and Leslie’s husband Dave Newcomb. She was a beloved aunt to, and survived by, Sharon Olds Curtis (Carl), Ginny Olds, Phidge Sweers Howe (Bryan); Mary Lyn, Carol, Nancy, Jim (Carole), Eric(Cheri), and Kurt(Vickie) Dobberteen; numerous grand and great grand nieces and nephews, and many cousins, notably Roger(Carol) Olds.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entruste with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Joseph County Commission on Aging, 103 S. Douglas Ave., Three Rivers, MI 49093, Thurston Woods Village, 307 N. Franks Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091, or Sturgis Home Health Care, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Alice Dobberteen will be held at a later date to be announced.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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