Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 20, 2013

Dorothy Marie Ford


TRAVERSE CITY — Dorothy Marie Ford, 82, of Traverse City, and a former resident of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2013, at Munson Medical Center, following a brief illness. Born in Detroit on Feb. 7, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Odie and Alma (Moonen) Tullos.

She is survived by her children; daughter, Clare M. Spaulding, of Traverse City; son, Edward (Leila) Ford, of Trenton; brother, Raymond Tullos; grandchildren, Kelly (Kyle) Orr and Jason (Melissa) Spaulding; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Kaleb Orr and Haden and Mason Spaulding.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Edward Ford; and brothers, Richard, Henry, William and Andrew Tullos.

Dorothy will be remembered privately by her family.

In remembrance of Dorothy, memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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Arrangements were made with the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.